Essential services ensure that our continues to run, but things are a bit different during a pandemic. In this episode, we talk about some of the occupations that have graduated to essential and discuss how their new “value” has yet to reach employees.
1:10: What is an essential service?
2:56: The shift in importance of custodial work and other occupations
8:00: Will the perceived value of certain occupations shift?
10:20: Job evaluation
17:45: Are certain essential services now “non-essential”?
22:50: Final thoughts
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