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How Will The Pandemic Change The Future Of Work?

Restaurant workers in Old Town San Diego wear facial coverings due to COVID-1...

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This time last year, many people began working from home while the essential workforce continued going to work at the risk of their health and the health of their families. ... Read more →

Aired: March 16, 2021 | Transcript

This time last year, many people who worked in offices packed up their computers and headed home to fix up makeshift workspaces. Other people who had to continue going to work did so at the risk of their health and the health of their families. Many others have lost their jobs and don’t know if those jobs will ever come back.

How will those experiences change the work of the future? Will we continue to work remotely? Will certain industries and jobs disappear?

San Diego Workforce Partnership Senior Economist Daniel Enemark joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss what employers and employees have learned from the pandemic and what work may look like in the future.

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