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Massachusetts police pull over more minorities than whites, new data shows
November 29, 2023
State officials tout no bias in police stops. Looking closer reveals a different reality
Cape Cod Times
November 20, 2023
This Massachusetts police practice skews racial profiling stats
Cape Cod Times
November 16, 2023
Office of Youth Employment and Opportunity (YEO) Announces Key Leadership
City of Boston
November 3, 2023
Why Claudia Goldin’s Nobel is a win for the study of women in economics
October 10, 2023
‘It could potentially have a very big impact on the labor market.’ Economist cites challenges for employers with loss of federal subsidies for childcare
October 5, 2023
Americans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to US standing in the global economy, employers say
September 27, 2023
Over 100 Connecticut State Troopers Accused of Faking Traffic Stops
New York Times
September 4, 2023
Teenagers Can Expect a Strong Summer Job Market, Experts Say
New York Times
June 2, 2023
3 reasons why Americans aren’t going to college anymore
May 26, 2023
ABCD to offer teenagers more summer jobs
Bay State Banner
May 24, 2023
April 12, 2023
The New Collar Workforce
Harvard Business Review
US child labour violations rise as businesses defy laws to fill roles
February 28, 2023
Summer jobs for youth pay off
January 18, 2023
Yahoo Finance. Serah Lewis. ‘It’s a bit like musical chairs right now’: Big employers like Google, IBM no longer require college degrees in a tight job market, but experts warn that may not last. December 25, 2022.
Boston Globe. Janelle Nanos. Boston doesn’t work if the T doesn’t work. December 21, 2022.
Boston Globe. Workers got bigger raises this year but inflation has gobbled them up. October 9, 2022.
S&P Global Finance. Brian Scheid. Tight labor market draws in teenagers after decades of declines. September 8, 2022.
Yahoo Finance. Serah Lewis. Forget restaurants and retail — teens are seizing the jobs they want as ‘desperate’ employers try to fill seats. July 5, 2022.
New York Times. Jeanna Smialek. The Potential Dark Side of a White-Hot Labor Market. June 6, 2022.
New York Times. Ann Carrns. A Strong Summer Job Market for Teenagers. May 27, 2022.
Boston Globe. Annie Probert. This summer, teens have the upper hand in the job market. May 22, 2022.
NPR. In a market clamoring for workers, new grads have plenty of leverage. May 9, 2022.
Wall Street Journal. Kathryn Dill. Teens Take Up More Jobs, and More Pay, in Tight Labor Market. May 8, 2022.
Politico. ‘Two steps forward, one step back’: Omicron threatens new economic slide for women. December 30, 2021.
PBS Newshour. Moms have made it work during the pandemic — but at what cost? December 20, 2021.
MSNBC. Stephanie Ruhle Reports. Childcare is a Critical Piece of Infrastructure. December 6, 2021.
CNBC. Jessica Dickler. One solution to the labor shortage: teenagers. November 17, 2021.
Wall Street Journal. Help Really Wanted: No Degree, Work Experience or Background Checks. November 6, 2021.
Time. Young People Are Leaving Their Jobs in Record Numbers—And Not Going Back. October 29, 2021.
Washington Post. Heather Long. America’s unemployed are sending a message: They’ll go back to work when they feel safe – and well-compensated. October 8, 2021.
Boston Business Journal. State report probes root cause of nurse shortage at Mass. Hospitals. October 1, 2021.
Marketplace. Families, businesses optimistic with vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds near. September 20, 2021.
USA Today. ‘Without exception, parenthood costs’: As employers, let’s make sure a career isn’t one of the costs. September 10, 2021.
MSNBC. Geoff Bennett. Live interview on Labor Day. September 6, 2021.
Boston Herald. Amy Sokolow. Massachusetts preschools, daycares face ‘frustrating’ staffing shortages. September 4, 2021.
Washington Post. Heather Long. ‘We’re back to panicking’: Moms are hit hardest with camps and day cares closing again. August 6, 2021.
CNBC. Carmen Reinicke. It’s the best summer for teen jobs since 1953. Here’s what they should do with their earnings. July 8, 2021.
Society for Human Resource Managers. Roy Maurer. Employers Are Hiring More Teens to Ease Labor Shortages. July 6, 2021.
Financial Times. Taylor Nicole Rogers. Teens gain the upper hand in hot US summer jobs market. July 4, 2021.
NBC News. Stephanie Ruhle. Teen workers fill job shortage, but what happens when summer fades? June 30, 2021.
CNBC. Why teen summer jobs are making a comeback. Natalie Zhang and Jordan Smith. June 16, 2021.
WBUR. Carrie Jung. Report: Massachusetts Community College Attendance Boosts Employment, Earnings. June 10, 2021.
NPR. Marketplace. Teenagers in search of summer jobs are in luck.June 1, 2021.
New York Times.Jeanna Smialek and David McCabe. The Luckiest Workers in America? Teenagers.May 30, 2021.
The Daily Show. Trevor Noah. America’s childcare crisis: how it unfairly puts the burden on women, how the U.S. stacks up against other countries, and the one time in history the government subsidized day care.February 4, 2021.
Wall Street Journal. The Grandparents Who Dropped Everything to Help Out During Covid. December 27, 2020.
ABC News Nightline. Amid COVID-19, moms leaving the workforce could have lasting impact on economy. December 1, 2020.
Washington Post. Virtual schooling has largely forced moms, not dads, to quit work. It will hurt the economy for years. November 6, 2020.
The New Yorker. Why the Pandemic Is Forcing Women Out of the Workforce.October 23, 2020.
NPR On Point. ‘Shecession’: The Pandemic’s Impact On Women In The Workforce.October 22, 2020.
WGBH. Eviction Threat Looms Again With Moratorium End.October 19, 2020.
Wall Street Journal. On the Wrong Side of the Split Recovery: ‘I Just Have to Keep Myself Going.’ October 18, 2020.
WBUR. Data Shows Many In Mass. Have Left The Workforce. October 9, 2020.
New York Times. Workers Face Permanent Job Losses as the Virus Persists. October 3, 2020.
The Boston Globe. COVID-19 is forcing women out of the workforce. Transparency and openness is the only way forward. October 2, 2020.
Boston Business Journal. Greater Boston housing system could soon ‘collapse,’ new report warns.September 23, 2020.
Axios. The cost of closed schools. August 26, 2020.
Wall Street Journal. Kids at Home Could Put the Economy in Detention. July 24, 2020.
PBS News Hour. Some parents may be pushed out of the labor market due to lack of childcare.July 23, 2020.
Fox News. Coronavirus crisis leaves many child-care providers in peril. July 20, 2020.
Yahoo Finance. US economy faces new hurdle for recovery: Child care crisis.July 17, 2020.
NPR. Cities Divert Police Budget Funds To Youth Summer Jobs.July 11, 2020.
The Boston Globe. Northeastern researchers find lack of child care has been a significant challenge for workers during the pandemic. July 7, 2020.
Washington Post. The big factor holding back the U.S. economic recovery: Child care. July 3, 2020.
The Boston Globe. City boosts summer jobs program by $4.1m, with precautions in place.June 8, 2020.
WBUR. Mayor Walsh Adjusts Youth Summer Employment Program For Pandemic. June 7, 2020.