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Opinion: Shove This Job Is the Theme of the Great Labor Reshuffle

Millions of Americans appear to be echoing the words of the Johnny Paycheck song “Take This Job and Shove It.” This is a sentiment that is changing the work scene, the way we work, and the future of work. The workers of America are shuffling the deck in a way that has never happened before.

State

Traffic stop: Commuting times, costs fell sharply during pandemic year

Phoenix area commuters got 36 hours of their lives back last year. That’s the amount of time Valley residents did not have to spend sitting in traffic, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to sharp drops in commuting and subsequent declines in traffic congestion, according to a new national report. Cities across Arizona, and across the

National

As urban life resumes, can US cities avert gridlock?

It’s back: Rush-hour traffic in Los Angeles on June 15, 2021. Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images  John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Traffic is so ubiquitous in U.S. cities that until recently, imagining urban life without it meant looking to other nations for examples. Then, in 2020, COVID-19 closures

Economy

From restaurants to retailers, virus transformed economies

It would be just a temporary precaution. When the viral pandemic erupted in March, employees of the small insurance firm Thimble fled their Manhattan offices. CEO Jay Bregman planned to call them back soon — as soon as New York was safe again. Within weeks, he’d changed his mind. Bregman broke his company’s lease and

State

Arizonans lose 1.6 hours a week fixing tech issues while WFH, finds survey

Have you tried turning it off and on again? Survey reveals that Arizonans working from home spend an average of 1.6 hours a week trying to resolve tech issues… Half of Arizonans report regular tech problems working from home.  37% say they have regularly had to cut conference calls short because someone had poor internet. Two-thirds think employers should cover

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