As we celebrate Labor Day this month in the US, it is worth reflecting on the past, present and future of the labor force and its role in shaping modern society. The labor movement really took off in the 19th century along with the industrial revolution, where one begat the other. Today, we are clearly in the midst of another revolution beset by advances in intelligent and affective computing.
Labor Day, established in the late 19th century "is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of...
The OWS protests are captivating, disjointed and showing signs of confused frustration -- just like the late-1800's Eight Hour Day Movement that ultimately led to the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938.
Anna and Justin's Boston Victorian home is filled with treasures from the 20th Century, and the juxtaposition is charming as hell. They have amazing Craigslist luck, but if you don't, now you can shop the style! READ MORE »
Women comprise about half the S&P 500 labor force but represent less than 5 percent of those companies' CEOs. Why? In part, because men project five stereotypical roles onto them.