The Truth about Essential Work

“Jobs don’t just put food on the table. They shape our identity, our purpose, our community.”

COVID-19 has shown how we are all connected, and put essential workers on our news headlines. Since 2015, Sara Mojtehedzadeh has amplified the voices of these workers as the Toronto Star Work and Wealth reporter, where she has told their stories and sounded the alarms about workplace issues, compensation, and health and safety.

In her recent talk for TEDxToronto, Sara spoke about the benefits and necessity of making all work visible and valued.  She calls on all of us to start talking about work and how we feel about it. Watch below.