New Article: The Service Economy Meltdown

New Article: Eduardo Porter, The Service Economy Meltdown, N.Y. Times, Sept. 4, 2020.

With 11.5 million jobs lost since February and the government’s monthly report Friday showing a slowdown in hiring, stories like this have become painfully common. When companies dispatched office staff to work remotely from home, cut business trips and canceled business lunches, they also eliminated the jobs cleaning their offices and hotel rooms, driving them around town and serving them meals.

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