An empty lobby at Safeco Plaza in downtown Seattle this past summer. Many people are quitting their jobs, for reasons including health concerns, long-growing unhappiness with a job brought into focus by the pandemic, and the prospect of ending remote work. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
An empty lobby at Safeco Plaza in downtown Seattle. Many workers are quitting for reasons including health concerns, long-growing unhappiness with a job brought into focus by the pandemic, and the prospect of ending remote work. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
Economy

People are quitting their jobs in record numbers. What will they do instead? | Jon Talton

People are voluntarily leaving their jobs in record numbers. The reasons are many and no one knows how long it will last, writes economy columnist Jon Talton.

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