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October 5, 2020 27 min
Essential services ensure that our continues to run, but things are a bit different during a pandemic. In this episode, we talk about some of the occupations that have graduated to essential and discuss how their new “value” has yet to reach employees.      Timestamps: 1:10: What is an essential service? 2:56: The shift in importance of custodial work and other occupations 8:00: Will the perceived value of certain occupations shift? 10:20: Job evaluation 17:45: Are certain essential services now “non-essential”? 22:50: Final thoughts   Mentioned This Episode: NYT article on custodial services Episode of 99pi on Social Infrastructure – Email us your ideas here! MindYourWorkIO – Send us a tweet! – Find us here!      Credits: Our intro and outro music for Unscripted is “Pamgaea” by Kevin McLeod, licensed under licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. You can find more of Kevin’s music at   Logo Artwork by Antonella Espinoza. Find her at @ellaspin on Twitter!
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