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December 6, 2018

Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative Launches First in a Series of Digests

The Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT Sloan has launched a new content series that we call "digests." Each digest will focus on one topic at the forefront of concern as we shape our working future. The digests are intended to be a weave of ideas in play and a synthesis of research underway here at MIT and beyond.
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November 12, 2018

Worker Advocates Gather at MIT Sloan

What are the most promising strategies for strengthening U.S. workers' bargaining power and voice in the workplace? That was a key question addressed during an invitation-only workshop on worker voice held November 8th and 9th at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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December 18

"Should America Be Run By...Trader Joe's?" @Freakonomics asks in podcast, noting success of Trader Joe's--and its worker pay, which is higher than average for retail. As @zeynepton of @MITSloan has written, Trader Joe's pursues a Good Jobs Strategy:
https://t.co/6rubJ4zL99

December 18

Good @Freakonomics podcast notes that at Trader Joe's, retail workers earn better pay than average for the industry--about $50,000 a year for full-time nonmanagers. As @zeynepton of @MITSloan has written, Trader Joe's follows the Good Jobs Strategy: https://t.co/6rubJ4zL99

December 17

Good @Freakonomics podcast notes that at Trader Joe's, retail workers earn better pay than average for the industry -- about $50,000 a year for nonmanagers. As @zeynepton of @MITSloan has written, Trader Joe's follows the Good Jobs Strategy: https://t.co/2Xa0KNdrCl