Will the “big resignation” change the way we work? | TV show

Monday, January 10, 19:30 GMT:
In 2021, the world continues to face the aftermath of the Covid19 pandemic, including the “big resignation” of millions of unemployed people. But as we start the new year, there are signs that this phenomenon will continue into 2022 or even longer.


The first week of January, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics According to the report, 4.5 million workers were willing to resign in November, higher than the record set in the first few months of 2021.

The reasons for exiting or exiting the labor market vary across the United States, but what is one of the most important reasons?Lack of enough nursery. Another issue is health care.according to A studyNearly half of low-wage and front-line workers said their wages and benefits were insufficient, while 41% said they were exhausted due to heavy work.


Some economists Say Employers work hard in 2021 — and often fail — to induce anxious employees to return to industries that often treat employees as dispensable.

“Big Resignation” also appeared in Western Europe, Although the attitude towards work and the meaning of being an employee is changing in some places Asia.


In this episode of The Stream, we will explore why so many people have left their jobs and what employers can and should do to improve workers’ conditions as the pandemic continues.

In this episode of The Stream, we added:
Cedar Nili @tsedal
Author, “Remote Work Revolution”

Zhong Xizhen, @heejungchung
Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Kent


Rani Sandra @naynerz
Quit job in 2021

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