According to the New York Times, within the technology industry a small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance.
- What is responsible for this great divide in the U.S. workforce at places like Intel’s $7 billion plant in Arizona?
- Why are start-up tech companies in fields as varied as autonomous drones to blockchain flocking to the area near Phoenix, AZ?
- In what fields are the vast majority of new jobs found today?
- With the growth of robots in some industry, what is happening to less-skilled jobs and associated paychecks?
Porter, E. (2019) Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two. New York Times, Feb. 4 (Retrievable online at www.nytimes.com/2019/02/04/business/economy/productivity-inequality-wages.html)