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  • New book explores complicated relationship between workers and their work

    Photo of Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and the director of the Labor Education Program in Chicago.

    A new book by U. of I. labor expert Robert Bruno explores how workers characterize their relationship to their jobs using personal six-word mini-narratives, serving as a broader exploration of how middle-class workers view work in the U.S.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Robert Bruno, call 630-487-0013; email

    The book “What Work Is” is available to purchase online. Follow the book on Instagram.