Future of Work

American ‘Workism’ and the COVID Pandemic

Clip | 2m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Each year Americans work longer and take fewer vacation days than others in the developed world. American ‘Workism’, logging long hours with little time off, might inspire people to make amazing things, but at what cost? While the COVID pandemic appears to have accelerated this work drive, and many are working more hours, women have been leaving the labor force in disproportionate numbers.

Aired: 09/01/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Join the Campaign


Join the Campaign

“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?

Share Your Story