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39% of Americans do some kind of gig work. Why aren’t more universities teaching it?

May 03, 2024 39% of Americans do some kind of gig work. Why aren’t more universities teaching it? Few colleges are preparing students for how to survive in today’s economy, which doesn’t always revolve around 9-to-5 jobs. Some teachers want to change that. BY Shalene Gupta Fletcher Medler, a student at Berklee College of Music, is … Continue reading 39% of Americans do some kind of gig work. Why aren’t more universities teaching it?

China is using TikTok to ‘spy on’ Americans, say 46% of people polled

May 01, 2024 China is using TikTok to ‘spy on’ Americans, say 46% of people polled The Reuters/Ipsos poll showed that Republicans were more likely than Democrats to think China was using the app to sway U.S. opinions. BY Reuters A majority of Americans believe that China uses TikTok to shape U.S. public opinion, according to … Continue reading China is using TikTok to ‘spy on’ Americans, say 46% of people polled

Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures

April 30, 2024 Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated for the third straight month. BY Associated Press U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated for the third straight month as Americans continue to fret about their short-term financial futures with prices and interest … Continue reading Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures

TikTok warns 170 million Americans could lose their free speech rights if U.S. bill is enacted

April 22, 2024 TikTok warns 170 million Americans could lose their free speech rights if U.S. bill is enacted The legislation provides a nine-month deadline with a possible extension, if ByteDance makes progress towards a sale. BY Reuters TikTok on Sunday repeated its free-speech concerns about a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would … Continue reading TikTok warns 170 million Americans could lose their free speech rights if U.S. bill is enacted

In A Blow To Big Tech, Many Americans Think Regulation Is A Good Idea

In A Blow To Big Tech, Many Americans Think Regulation Is A Good Idea by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, September 20, 2023 In the midst of one of the biggest tech trials — Google vs. the U.S. government, which got underway last week — 60% of Americans participating in a survey believe companies such … Continue reading In A Blow To Big Tech, Many Americans Think Regulation Is A Good Idea

Americans who aren’t making this minimum salary could face ‘severe’ mental health issues

  By Sam Becker September 15, 2023 While the average American may need to earn upwards of $230,000 to feel financially secure, new data shows that those comprising the lower layers of the income strata need only a fraction of that to feel comfortable. Research from Atticus—a company that helps connect people in crisis with … Continue reading Americans who aren’t making this minimum salary could face ‘severe’ mental health issues

93% of Americans have complaints about meetings. Here are their top 8 do’s and don’t’s

  By Shalene Gupta August 29, 2023 “Hurray, more meetings!” said no one ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant we’ve given work a rethink. But unfortunately, meetings are still a mainstay—if not even more prevalent, much to everyone’s disappointment. Mmhmm, a video presentation app, asked 1,000 Americans about their thoughts on meetings, and the response … Continue reading 93% of Americans have complaints about meetings. Here are their top 8 do’s and don’t’s

Americans say they deserve higher salaries than ever, but women still expect far less than men

  By Clint Rainey April 19, 2023 Employers are learning that good work ain’t cheap. The average American worker’s wage expectations have hit a new all-time high, almost $76,000 per year, according to new data from the New York Federal Reserve. The data, part of the bank’s thrice-a-year Survey of Consumer Expectations, found that $75,811 is … Continue reading Americans say they deserve higher salaries than ever, but women still expect far less than men

Record Spending, Record Misery: Can Retail Rescue Blue Americans?

health Record Spending, Record Misery: Can Retail Rescue Blue Americans? by Sarah Mahoney  @mahoney_sarah, December 27, 2022 Companies like Talkspace have made it easier to find help for depression and anxiety. While the final counting on this year’s holiday spending isn’t quite finished, it may set records or at least come close. Yet another set … Continue reading Record Spending, Record Misery: Can Retail Rescue Blue Americans?

Majority of Americans favor labor unions

By Samar Marwan August 30, 2022   From Trader Joe’s to Starbucks to strip clubs, the American workforce is pushing for better working conditions and job security through the power of labor unions. When the pandemic exacerbated already intolerable work environments, more employees began to form unions as a means to protect their jobs and fight for better working conditions. … Continue reading Majority of Americans favor labor unions