Is the Four-Day Workweek Finally Within Our Grasp?

This article is part of our latest DealBook special report on the trends that will shape the coming decades. In May 2020, as the pandemic sent stress levels through the roof, an online children’s clo...

Remote Work Is Failing Gen Z Employees

The first week of remote work, Joe’s supervisor canceled their check-in without rescheduling a new one. “We went months without emailing over the rest of the fellowship, and we only spoke on the phon...

On Abortion and Covid-19, a Court Goes Rogue

The Fifth Circuit’s aggressive behavior in the vaccine case almost pales in comparison to what the court has done with abortion. In September the court rejected pleas from abortion providers in Texas...

The Worst of Both Worlds: Zooming From the Office

For months, the putt-putt course sat unused. The beanbag chairs lay empty. The kitchen whiteboard, above where the keg used to live, displayed in fading marker “Beers on Tap” from a happy hour in Mar...

Jobs for All! But Is It Working for All?

Last year, during a pandemic that endangered and disrupted the global work force, Sweden’s public broadcaster Sveriges Television AB asked us to make a film about work. We were given unfettered acces...

Supreme Court Revises Its Procedure for Arguments

Mr. Jay said the hybrid questioning was a success. “It’s healthy,” he said, “that we’re spending an extra six minutes or so per advocate and getting quite a few extra questions, quite a few extra lin...

Why Co-Working Spaces Are Betting on the Suburbs

A recent analysis by Fitch Ratings concluded that if companies were to adopt just a day and a half of remote work per week, office landlords’ profits would fall by 15 percent. At three days, income w...