In today’s topic,  we’re going to discuss Make it Make Sense: Blue-collar vs. White collar, the Great Resignation, and Return to Office plans.

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Lack of Skilled Construction Labor is a Real Threat to Housing Supply and Affordability

No end to the worker shortage: America had 11.3 million jobs available in January

 4.3 million people quit their jobs in January as the Great Resignation shows no sign of slowing down

The majority of workers who quit a job in 2021 cite low pay, no opportunities for advancement, feeling disrespected

Covid-19 Taught Americans How to Let Go of Their Steady Paychecks (PDF)

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-taught-americans-how-to-let-go-of-their-steady-paychecks-11647061236

Ep. 161 Make it Make Sense: Sweet Home Chicago

Ep. 159 Embrace the Unconventional

Episode 151: Make it Make Sense: When will sanity make a comeback?

Episode 148: Why should you take control of your life by starting a garden?

LinkedIn comments regarding the Great Resignation

Joe Biden  “Tonight, I can say we are moving forward safely, back to more normal routines,” Biden said. “It’s time for Americans to get back to work and fill our great downtowns again.”

Biden urges return to office

Making sense of why executives are eager to get employees back in the office

The great executive-employee disconnect

United Airlines to let unvaccinated workers return – WSJ

The C.D.C. Isn’t Publishing Large Portions of the Covid Data It Collects

Below is a clip of Dr. Fauci acknowledging the superiority of naturally acquired immunity relative to vaccine-acquired immunity, to the respiratory virus influenza, 10/11/2004, on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal…Gee, I wonder what changed? The idea of folks “feeding his ego”? Perhaps stocks in the vaccine? Things that make you go, hmmm…

Gas prices got me like…😂😂😂

When gas $10.87 #NotKarltonBanks 😂😂😂

As workers make fewer office trips, commuter rail systems struggle to fill empty seats

Woman smeared in the face with human feces on New York City subway platform

8 Subway Attacks Over Weekend Show Challenge Adams Faces on Crime

CTA union leader demands return of conductors and CTA’s own police unit to combat crime surge

US extends mask rule for travel while weighing new approach