Most workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home say they are fine with the amount of time they spend on video calls.
Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, roughly six-in-ten U.S. workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home (59%) are working from home all or most of the time.
Asked to "imagine a better world online," experts hope for a ubiquitous – even immersive – digital environment that promotes fact-based knowledge, offers better defense of individuals’ rights, empowers diverse voices and provides tools for technology breakthroughs and collaborations to solve the world’s wicked problems.
There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face.
A recent Center survey focused on gig platform work. Here is more information about how we crafted the survey and what we learned from it.
Some 16% of Americans have ever earned money from an online gig platform. While most gig platform workers say they have had a positive experience with these jobs, some report facing on-the-job troubles like being treated rudely or sexually harassed.
As artificial intelligence plays a growing role in the everyday lives of people around the world, views on AI’s impact on society are mixed.
The abrupt closure of many offices and workplaces this past spring ushered in a new era of remote work for millions of employed Americans and may portend a significant shift in the way a large segment of the workforce operates in the future.
Despite some broad federal guidelines, claimants still face a hodgepodge of different state rules governing how they can qualify for benefits.
New and emerging occupations are raising the importance of analytical skills, such as science, mathematics and programming.