When the pandemic hit and the labor market cratered, headlines focused on the loss of jobs rather than the quality of jobs. But the dramatic increase in food insecurity, the prevalence of unsafe workplaces, the spotlight on racial injustice, and the moral questions raised by the meager wages and high risks of essential workers all underscore the need to improve job quality.

We cannot solve inequality, we cannot advance racial justice, and we cannot address the deep divisions in our society without making work work for everyone – which means that now, more than ever, we must invest in good jobs for everyone.

How do we ensure that the jobs we add back are not just jobs, but high-quality jobs providing a ladder to success for more workers?

Read the full article about quality jobs from The Aspen Institute.