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 The Future of Work Broadcast Series

Future of Work explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?

Future of Work

Future of Work Preview

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With U.S. unemployment sky-high, a majority of Americans are concerned about the future.

THE FUTURE OF WORK:
THE NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION | Part 1
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 9 PM

In addition to illuminating the ongoing drivers for disruptions to the world of work – AI, robotics, platform technology, globalization, labor practices – the pandemic has been a driver of change. Unemployment flipped from lowest in 50 years to highest in a century.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 09/01/2021 @ 9:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 09/02/2021 @ 1:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/03/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/03/2021 @ 12:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 09/05/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 09/02/2021 @ 7:00 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/03/2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/03/2021 @ 8:00 AM

THE FUTURE OF WORK:
FUTUREPROOF | Part 2
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 9 PM

Frontline and service workers have borne the health consequences of the pandemic, increasing racial and economic disparities. Certain robotic and AI applications are accelerating as the value of human workers is further questioned. Determining the likely areas of job growth and training needs is difficult. Postsecondary education has become  more virtual and its costs, more controversial.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 09/08/2021 @ 9:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 09/09/2021 @ 1:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/10/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/10/2021 @ 12:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 09/12/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 09/09/2021 @ 7:00 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/10/2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/10/2021 @ 8:00 AM

THE FUTURE OF WORK:
CHANGING WORK, CHANGING WORKERS | Part 3
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 9 PM

Companies rethink the need to even have offices, and the traditional 40-hour workweek is losing relevance. Many companies are adopting the remote work models, spawned by the pandemic, as their new normal. The sense of precariousness and fear increases for many. Does the nation need new policies of Guaranteed Basic Income, (UBI) or a drastic rethinking of the social safety nets?

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 09/15/2021 @ 9:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 09/16/2021 @ 1:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/17/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/17/2021 @ 12:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 09/19/2021 @ 2:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 09/16/2021 @ 7:00 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/17/2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Fri, 09/17/2021 @ 8:00 AM

 Digital Series - Future of Work: The Next Generation

Future of Work: The Next Generation

Trailer

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Meet six early-career adults as they navigate the rapidly changing U.S. work landscape.

The working landscape in the United States has rapidly changed in the last 30 years. The one job-for-life model is vanishing and younger workers are trading instability and security for flexibility and autonomy. 

 

The Future of Work digital series is a six-part docuseries chronicling six mid-career adults as they navigate the rapidly changing work landscape covering topics such as debt, the gig economy, remote working, career identity and more.

 

Through intimate portraits of millennials, the series explores how the fundamental shifts in work are impacting workers' well-being, stability, sense of identity, and community. Each of the six digital episodes focuses on a key theme from the Future of Work documentaries series — the rise of the precariat, the gig economy, working to live, digital nomads, new opportunities — and through cross-generational conversations, illustrates its past, present and future.

Future of Work: The Next Generation

I Have Two Jobs, But Not For The Money

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Rating: NR

Courtney is one of approximately 13 million Americans that works two jobs.

Future of Work: The Next Generation

Why I Choose To Live AND Work In My Car

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Jake 28, from Los Angeles, CA lives, works and sleeps in his Honda sedan.

Future of Work: The Next Generation

Why We’ll Never Work at an Office Again

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Rating: NR

Digital Nomads Annette & Daniel can work anywhere in the internet-connected world.

Future of Work: The Next Generation

I Quit My 9 to 5 Job to Build Tiny Homes

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Rating: NR

Rob Abasolo quit his 9-5 job at a successful ad agency to build tiny homes.