A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.
Armine talked Jane Williams of the Redeye podcast about the serious questions that need to be asked before moving forward on a federal basic income. (May 30 2020)
Investments in social infrastructure — health, education and child care — where women are so often left to provide unpaid care are what should drive the economic recovery Armine told The Toronto Star‘s Bruce Campion-Smith. (June 1 2020)
Armine explains the uptick in job numbers reported in the most recent Labour Force Survey, and the gender disparity. “The kinds of jobs that reopened earlier tend to be more male dominated in employment,” she told Bloomberg. (June 5 2020)
“As I like to say, no recovery without a ‘she-covery’ no ‘she-covery’ without child care,” Armine affirmed on CBC’s Power and Politics about how the COVID-19 crisis and the early days of the recovery have hurt women more than men. Watch segment here at 1:27:00. (June 5 2020)