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The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

In our click-driven world, the threat of a US freight railroad strike and President Biden’s intervention to prevent it have been the news for the past week. But there are two groups for whom the averted strike is still front and center: the 115,000 railroad workers who will be forced to work under the terms …

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'Scariest measure of all': Mike Rowe warns 7m American men have 'done' looking for work and 'break through' - here's why it's a serious problem

‘Scariest measure of all’: Mike Rowe warns 7m American men have ‘done’ looking for work and ‘break through’ – here’s why it’s a serious problem

‘Scariest measure of all’: Mike Rowe warns 7m American men have ‘done’ looking for work and ‘break through’ – here’s why it’s a serious problem Men have been steadily exiting the US workforce since pre-pandemic times — even now, despite millions of job openings and an uncertain economic climate. As the US labor market remains …

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Meta, Amazon and Twitter layoffs: 'Tech layoffs won't destroy Indian American dreams'

Meta, Amazon and Twitter layoffs: ‘Tech layoffs won’t destroy Indian American dreams’

Surbhi Gupta received an early morning email from Meta about the layoff Recent massive layoffs at major US tech companies have left many Indians working on non-immigrant visas such as the H1-B in limbo. Surbhi Gupta, product manager at Meta who was among those affected, spoke to California journalist Savita Patel about how it took …

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‘It’s killing us all slowly’: How the night shift is taking its toll on American workers

Roger Reinhardt works the third shift at a beer production plant in Michigan from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m., four days a week. He started working nights because it was the only shift available when he was hired, but he continued to do so for the extra pay. But it’s not easy. “It all comes …

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