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Dean Colvin & Spencer Levy Discuss Covid and Commercial Real Estate on WORK!
Spencer Levy ’92, chairman of Americas Research and senior economic adviser for CBRE, joins Dean Alex Colvin on the latest episode of the ILR School’s podcast to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the world of work.
Timothy McNutt, Director of ILR's Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, participated in the NYS AFL-CIO’s Union Strong Podcast about “Adult-Use Cannabis – Building a new industry from the ground up in a way that will raise revenue, create good union jobs, and address social, racial, and economic equity."
September 2020 Job Disruptions Update: Dimmer Prospects for a Speedy Rebound
In September, COVID-19 was still disrupting the jobs of over 12 million workers—about 7 percent of the pre-COVID-19 labor force. Prospects for a speedy recovery have dimmed as fewer jobless workers are on temporary layoff and more are permanently laid off and have left the workforce altogether.
How Job Losses During the COVID-19 Recession Compare to Past Recessions
The onset of the COVID-19 Recession was deeper and more abrupt than any post-WWII recession. After four months of recovery, jobs are still down by almost eight percent since February and the pace is slowing.