Brent Orrell

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  • May 4, 2021
    The House and Senate committees overseeing the U.S. Department of Labor are preparing for a possible reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in the...
  • Apr 2, 2021
    At the start of the pandemic, America was swept by a surge in remote work. Before the pandemic, just 7 percent of workers were laboring at home, a figure that peaked at nearly 42...
  • Mar 12, 2021
    For decades, America’s big coastal cities have been magnets for the nation’s best-educated and most highly skilled workers seeking not just good jobs but the amenities...
  • Feb 16, 2021
    President Biden finished his whirlwind first week in office with an executive order to tackle climate change. A core part of this strategy relies on training new and incumbent...
  • Feb 5, 2021
    President Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package proposes striking the sub-minimum wage allowance for people with disabilities. Who could be against mandating higher wages for...
  • Jan 20, 2021
    The 2002 science fiction and action film Minority Report, based on a short story by Phillip K. Dick of The Man in the High Tower fame, depicted a form of policing with the capacity...