Scott Schieman and his team have already produced some noteworthy findings, including that work-life conflicts have actually decreased for some people amid COVID-19, particularly those who don’t have young children (photo by Brian Summers)

Will the pandemic change the world of work? U of T researcher Scott Schieman aims to find out

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As COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the economy, speculation about the future of work abounds.

Will the new standard for office workers be working from home? How will airlines, the film industry or retailers survive the pandemic and what impact will it have on jobs?  And what will happen to the millions of workers who were furloughed? How does this affect their mental health?

These questions – and many others – are the focus of a major new study that has just been launched by University of Toronto sociologist Scott Schieman….

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/will-pandemic-change-world-work-u-t-researcher-scott-schieman-aims-find-out

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