Future of Work

Premieres September 1, 2021, at 10/9c

Is the promise of employment --part of the American Dream – still the 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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“What is the future of work that you’re hoping for?” We'd love to hear how your field has been affected by the changing landscape of work, and what you're doing to stay relevant? Do you have a path to security, and how does your future of work differ from the here and now?

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Future of Work

Since early 2020, the world has been rocked by triple crises: the global pandemic, the ensuing economic disruptions, and the fore fronting of long existing racial inequities. U.S. unemployment was at a rate not seen for more than a century. A majority of Americans now report economic distress and concern about the future for themselves and their families. The usual ladders to security - education, hard work, life-long employment - appear to have broken down. 

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