With the delta variant generating another surge, we have not returned to “all systems go.” On a recent drive from the East Coast to the Midwest and back, we ran into a wide variation in how states and firms approached the problem. In some, it was business as usual. No masks, everything open, have at it. In others, the lobby of the fast-food chain was completely closed, and one could only order via the drive-through.
Let’s discuss two distinct kinds of employment categories. One – food service – has been affected by the recent delta spike, the other – health care – may be moving toward a new “normal”.