Professor Florida on the “Reworking of the American Labor Force


Richard Florida, who wrote The Rise of the Creative Class and The Flight of the Creative Class, discusses ideas on how we should help Americans stuck in low paying service jobs to rework their careers and “reset” their life:

Imagine that: Folks who didn’t have to show any proof of anything to get a trial modification, weren’t able to sustain that modification. The big guys have now changed that, requiring full documentation. So big surprise the report now shows a drop in the number of new modifications, because if you have to get all that documentation up front, then it’s likely going to take longer.

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