Season 1: Anything but Dismal
Episode 6: Inequality and Unemployment Since COVID-19
Reporter: Luke Jones
Release date: August 21, 2020 12:00 noon ET
In this episode, we focus on the pandemic’s impact on the workforce. Reporter Luke Jones speaks with economists Kate Bahn, Diane Lim, and Julieta Yung about how the pandemic is amplifying inequalities for women, Black, and Latinx workers. Jasmine Fuller, Cool Things Reporter, introduces us to charities that are helping those with workplace needs and highlights the work of Laura Montenovo. We'll close our episode with Matt Lazzarino, Little Solutions Reporter, who will highlight how businesses, communities, and working women are adapting to the new landscape.
Dr. Kate Bahn
Director of Labor Market Policy
Washington Center for Equitable Growth