-MIT-Why we shouldn't fear the future of work
MIT task force wraps up with a final conference, sounds note of optimism that new ideas, better policies can help sustain good careers.
The American workforce is at a crossroads. Digitization and automation have replaced millions of middle-class jobs, while wages have stagnated for many who remain employed. A lot of labor has become insecure, low-income freelance work.
Yet there is reason for optimism on behalf of workers, as scholars and business leaders outlined in an MIT co...