Thousands of artists - visual artists, painters, playrights, actor, musicians, singers, and other creatives, were employed by the Federal government through the Works Progress Administration (WPA), between 1935-43.
Reports from the Economic Front
We need and deserve a better unemployment insurance system. And to get it, we are going to have to fight for it, and not be distracted by the temporary, although needed, band-aids Congress is willing to provide.
Olivia Rockeman, James Attwood and Joe Deaux
To maintain productivity and safety, some jobs are installing robot coworkers. Labor unions worry that the robots will continue to occupy jobs after the pandemic ends while others say they will free up workers for other positions.