The June jobs report marked a turnaround with 224,000 jobs added last month. But even as the numbers point to strength in the labor market, millions of Americans are teetering on the edge of financial ruin.
World leaders have been urged by an influential United Nations agency to sign up to a universal labor guarantee to bolster fundamental workers’ rights, including adequate living wages and collective bargaining through trade unions.
The number of low-paid people hired by South Korea's public and governmental organizations rose at the fastest pace in five years in the first half of this year amid sluggish employment conditions, government data showed on Sunday.
The rise of machines, robots and algorithms in the workplace stands to create almost double the number of jobs for the global economy by the middle of the next decade than it puts at risk of being replaced.
Artificial intelligence is set to create more than 7m new UK jobs in healthcare, science and education by 2037, more than making up for the jobs lost in manufacturing and other sectors through automation, according to a report.
General Motors Company, America’s largest automobile manufacturer, has warned that higher tariffs on imported vehicles under consideration by the administration of President Donald Trump could cost US jobs while isolating American businesses from the global market.