With the coronavirus pandemic entering its third year, it's time for a moment of reckoning. If we want to continue to depend on the Luisas who have kept our schools, hospitals, homes and businesses running, we are going to need to do more to support them.
During the Great Resignation, workers of all ages and experience levels are increasingly ready to walk away from toxic workplaces. The good news is that abuses that were once tolerated are increasingly being seen for what they are: needless, destructive and counterproductive.
Unless your adult child specifically asks you to contact their employer while they're in the hospital, doing so is a huge overreach for a parent. Find ways to provide support without interfering with their care.
During the coronavirus pandemic, employers across the world adopted the flexibility that workers with disabilities have been demanding — with no downturn in productivity. But with a gradual return to normal, many workers with disabilities find themselves still fighting for workplace accommodations.
Although many employees have been leaving their jobs during "The Great Resignation," some have told good stories about things their employers are doing to make them feel trusted, appreciated and supported beyond the paycheck.
While many people are quitting their jobs or taking early retirement in "The Great Resignation," many others are still desperately looking for work after losing their jobs at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. While employers say there is a job shortage, job-seekers say their job applications go unanswered and they feel increasingly like they are surplus to requirements.