COVID-19 and the Hidden Office Economy

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Office towers have been hollowed out as many who work in these buildings have been at home since March. From mom-and-pop coffee shops to all the services which support office workers, we wondered about the fate of these independent companies and their employees. And what does the future hold if many office-based workplaces transition to working from home?
Episode:
The Ripple Effects of Closed Office Buildings
Related tags:
Economy
Aired:
Oct 08, 2020
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