Americans see both good and bad in trends that are changing the workplace
Among the trends reshaping the U.S. workplace, more Americans see outsourcing of jobs, more immigrant workers and imports as negative rather than positive forces when it comes to their livelihoods.
Half of Americans think young people don’t pursue STEM because it is too hard
When Americans are asked why more students don’t pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), they are most likely to point to the difficulty of these subjects, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. About half of adults (52%) say the main reason young people don’t pursue STEM degrees is they think these subjects are too hard.
Black STEM employees perceive a range of race-related slights and inequities at work
Blacks who work in science, technology, engineering and math fields are more likely than STEM workers from other racial or ethnic backgrounds to say they have faced discrimination on the job. They also stand out in their views about workplace diversity.
Women and Men in STEM Often at Odds Over Workplace Equity
Women in STEM jobs are more likely than their male counterparts to have experienced discrimination in the workplace and to believe that discrimination is a major reason there are not more women in STEM.
7 facts about the STEM workforce
A new Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data takes a broad-based look at the STEM workforce from 1990 to today. Here are seven key findings.
Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women
About four-in-ten working U.S. women say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences.
5 ways the U.S. workforce has changed, a decade since the Great Recession began
As we approach the 10th anniversary of the start of the Great Recession, five ways in which the U.S. workforce has changed over the past decade.
Views of Job Situation Improve Sharply, but Many Still Say They’re Falling Behind Financially
Women are more concerned than men about gender discrimination in tech industry
Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry.
Most Americans would favor policies to limit job and wage losses caused by automation
Americans are apprehensive about a future in which machines take on more of the work currently done by humans, and most are supportive of policies aimed at cushioning the economic impact of widespread automation, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.