Future of Work

Future of Work explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?

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The Gig Economy


Today more than 55 million Americans work in the gig economy.

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Farming and the Technological Revolution


Technology has completely changed the way that farmers do things today.

Robotics in Medicine


The use of surgical cobots in hospitals is on the rise. But is it costing jobs?

Autonomous Robots


Will the future of robots create more jobs or replace them?

Domestic Workers in the U.S.


Find out why domestic workers may just be the future of the economy.

Youngstown, Ohio, and the American Dream


Is Youngstown, OH a bellwether for the effects of technology and globalization everywhere?

A Job With a Future


If Juan Lopez can keep from getting hurt he could have a long future with his current job.