In the 1960s, scholar Paul R. Ehrlich warned that a looming global population explosion would usher in mass starvation and death by the end of the 20th century.
Samsung said Tuesday an external audit found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours.
Labor trafficking – or recruiting a person for labor through force, fraud, or coercion for involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or even slavery – has been a difficult problem to track among undocumented migrant workers. ...
Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.
(Phys.org) —Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick.
Houses made out of soil, water and lime are becoming a viable and environmentally-friendly option for remote communities of Western Australia.
The new research, which was published in the journal Demographic Research, shows that increasing labor force participation by as little as 1 or 2 percentage points could allow pension ages to be reduced by one year without ...
Many highly educated immigrants coming to the U.S. without a job lined up have been unable to find work at their level of education, leading to considerable "brain waste," Purdue University researchers have found.
Around the world, more and more young people are failing to find stable jobs and live independently. A new study from IIASA population researchers explains why.
Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past?