Part of the Labor Center’s Covid-19 Series: Resources, Data, and Analysis for California. This chart pack focuses on unemployed workers and essential workers in California.
Graduate Student Researcher
Tom Lindman recently completed a Master of Public Policy degree at UC Berkeley. This fall, he is starting a PhD in Public Policy and Management at the University of Washington. Tom is working with the Low-Wage Work Program, conducting COVID-related research.
Physical Proximity to Others in California’s Workplaces: Occupational Estimates and Demographic and Job Characteristics
In this research brief, we build on our previous research on essential workers, but use new data and broaden the analysis to the full range of occupations in the California labor market to help answer these questions: As the economy reopens, what levels of COVID-19 exposure risk will workers face when they return to their workplace? What are the demographic characteristics of these workers? And what jobs do they hold?