The nature of employment relationships is changing for many Americans in both high and low-tech sectors. And as our economy undergoes tremendous change and innovation, the nature of work continues to evolve.
The Department of Labor's mission advancing opportunity, protecting benefits and promoting basic labor standards for America's workers extends throughout the world of work, whatever forms it may take. As work changes, we need to make sure we are keeping pace.
On December 10, we hosted a symposium to address these issues.
The shifting nature of work relationships creates opportunities and challenges, and raises questions about how to best uphold the department's mission.
The workforce has changed dramatically over the past 50 years.
What is the most important factor shaping the future of work in America?
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