The Data Gap in Measuring Alternative Work

October 17, 2018 by TWN Staff

In recent decades, globalization and technological change has disrupted work and accelerated changing dynamics between workers and companies, giving rise to more alternative work arrangements.

Read the New Democrat Coalition’s latest blog post on the data gap in measuring alternative work and what we can do to empower American workers with the tools they need to succeed.

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by TWN

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US Hiring Slows to 155,000 Jobs in November Economy
US Hiring Slows to 155,000 Jobs in November
December 7, 2018
by TWN

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by TWN

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November 30, 2018
by TWN Staff

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by Sameh Elamawy

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Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities Economy
Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities
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by TWN

Since the beginning of the 21st century, Sun Belt cities have drawn flocks of new residents looking for warm weather, recreation and a low cost of living. But instead of creating widespread wealth, the influx has led to a proliferation... Read More

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