Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Worker Retraining Strategies
Two New Reports on the Clean Energy Workforce
The COVID-19 pandemic had severe consequences in King County’s labor market. Successive waves of contaminations led to extended social distancing and gathering restrictions. Hospitality and personal services businesses experienced a sharp decline in revenue and furloughed some staff to remain solvent. The resulting job loss and heightened unemployment insurance claims disproportionally impacted communities of color.
Digitalization & Automation in the Construction Trades
The race to carbon neutrality and zero carbon emissions in many economic sectors is transforming construction, building operations, and electricity production and distribution with important ripples in the workforce.
COVID-19 And The Future Of Work
We are in the midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, changing the nature of work as digital and automation technology takes over tasks, freeing humans to do other things. AutomationRead More
New Research: COVID-Recession & Recovery
In our latest policy paper, we focused on the Network Economy. We are in the midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, changing the nature of work as technology is introduced thatRead More
Beyond the Headlines: Digital Literacy
In our latest research brief, we focused on outlining the worker, occupations, and industries most impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown and subsequent recession. With so much to cover in thisRead More
Focus: Essential Employability Skills Over the last 20 years, the use of information communication technology has increased in virtually all jobs. This digitalization of the workplace means that even theRead More