FT SeriesWhere have all the workers gone?How the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the labour marketFT Series: Where did all the workers go? Making sense of the Great ResignationLabour markets have been reshaped by the pandemic in different waysWomen take hit on jobs as Latin America recovers from the pandemicEmployees with young children have been worst affectedBack to work: why French workers are resisting the Covid ‘Big Quit’France has avoided the workforce exodus seen in the US and UK, posting its highest ever employment ratesThe switching generation: US workers quit jobs in record numbersMillions of employees are wielding newfound leverage in the American labour marketWhere did all the workers go?Labour shortages are spreading in many countries. Are they a result of reduced migration? Early retirement? And will they last?