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On February 1, 2013, the Aspen Institute's Workforce Strategies Initiative hosted a discussion titled "Home Economics: A Discussion about the Unregulated World of Domestic Work." During this event,...
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As our nation begins to recover from the recession and sets out to tackle what was arguably the most important issue for voters in the presidential election-job creation-we must address not just the...
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This is the fourth conversation in a roundtable series in 2012 titled "Reinventing Low Wage Work: Ideas That Can Work for Employees, Employers and the Economy." Low wage jobs are a growing part of...
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This is the third conversation in a roundtable series in 2012 titled "Reinventing Low-Wage Work: Ideas That Can Work for Employees, Employers and the Economy." Low-wage jobs are a growing part of the...
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In 2011, nearly 4 million workers were employed in direct-care positions, including nursing aides, home health aides, and personal care attendants. While direct-care workers play a critical role in...
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On March 7th, The Aspen Institute’s Workforce Strategies Initiative hosted a conversation titled, "From Fast Food to Fine Dining: A Discussion on Work in the Restaurant Industry." This is the first...
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