Work In Progress: Going Back To Work During The Pandemic
Connecticut's unemployment rate has hovered above 8 percent, more than double the rate pre- pandemic. But now that the job market is picking up, why are business owners having such a hard time hiring?
This hour, we talk about what employers are doing to get people back to work. We hear from a local landscaper who is navigating hiring during the pandemic.
What will the job market look like after the pandemic? We want to hear from you.
- Eric Nelson - Owner of Garden Paths, Inc.
Patrick Flaherty - Director of Research, Connecticut Department of Labor
Gary Burtless - Senior Fellow, Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution