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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
26664 Members
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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I generally have no problem working but what I hate the most about it is the social aspect and having to deal with people. It's draining enough to work with all personality types, but some people are just a nuisance, not very considerate _...Read More_
I generally have no problem working but what I hate the most about it is the social aspect and having to deal with people. It's draining enough to work with all personality types, but some people are just a nuisance, not very considerate _...Read More_
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I hope everyone quits. no reason for retail to be run the way it is. Every retail job I worked was scheduled down to the bare minimum, every day barely making it. And for what? Itll be annoying for me as a shopper but I hope everyone quits _...Read More_
I hope everyone quits. no reason for retail to be run the way it is. Every retail job I worked was scheduled down to the bare minimum, every day barely making it. And for what? Itll be annoying for me as a shopper but I hope everyone quits _...Read More_
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"How to keep food prices down? Use technology to change the way we produce food and public policy to ensure there's a fair price put on things like climate change, human labour and animal welfare."
"How to keep food prices down? Use technology to change the way we produce food and public policy to ensure there's a fair price put on things like climate change, human labour and animal welfare."
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"Now that the economy is regaining its footing, workers may suddenly be feeling more emboldened to heed their impulses."
"Now that the economy is regaining its footing, workers may suddenly be feeling more emboldened to heed their impulses."
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“Employees will enjoy large benefits from greater remote work” after the pandemic, the paper’s authors predicted. They said that productivity would surge in the post-pandemic economy."
“Employees will enjoy large benefits from greater remote work” after the pandemic, the paper’s authors predicted. They said that productivity would surge in the post-pandemic economy."
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"The future of work should not be one where workers lack the benefits and protections they need to stay safe. Every worker deserves respect and dignity, especially those who come into our homes and make everything else possible."
"The future of work should not be one where workers lack the benefits and protections they need to stay safe. Every worker deserves respect and dignity, especially those who come into our homes and make everything else possible."
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"In post-pandemic Canada, the media will play a big role in shaping public understanding of labour conditions. A future of work that is safe and equitable requires the voices of workers."
"In post-pandemic Canada, the media will play a big role in shaping public understanding of labour conditions. A future of work that is safe and equitable requires the voices of workers."
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"Child care worker exodus from the industry has left families in dire straits, unable to find slots for their kids."
"Child care worker exodus from the industry has left families in dire straits, unable to find slots for their kids."
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"If states proceed with their plans to end these critical programs, they will be ripping the rug out from under millions of Americans and further hindering our economic recovery."
"If states proceed with their plans to end these critical programs, they will be ripping the rug out from under millions of Americans and further hindering our economic recovery."
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Excellent story about the cloud hovering over the chicago restaurant economy in uncertain recovery.
Excellent story about the cloud hovering over the chicago restaurant economy in uncertain recovery.
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"Workers should have the power to say no to employers."
"Workers should have the power to say no to employers."
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"Most of the data on the economy is looking very good these days. The number of weekly unemployment claims has fallen sharply. Levels are still high, but just over half the level we were seeing earlier this year. And, this is before all the _...Read More_
"Most of the data on the economy is looking very good these days. The number of weekly unemployment claims has fallen sharply. Levels are still high, but just over half the level we were seeing earlier this year. And, this is before all the _...Read More_
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>"All of JBS’s beef plants in the U.S. were shuttered on Tuesday, and many of its pork and poultry plants were affected, according to a union and Facebook posts _...Read More_
>"All of JBS’s beef plants in the U.S. were shuttered on Tuesday, and many of its pork and poultry plants were affected, according to a union and Facebook posts _...Read More_
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I’ll never stop being amazed at how so many people have been brainwashed into advocating for businesses to continue their poverty exploitation; even when it also directly affects them!
I’ll never stop being amazed at how so many people have been brainwashed into advocating for businesses to continue their poverty exploitation; even when it also directly affects them!
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"More gig workers are taking permanent jobs as employers sweeten pay and benefits amid labor shortages."
"More gig workers are taking permanent jobs as employers sweeten pay and benefits amid labor shortages."