40.8 Million Out Of Work In The Past 10 Weeks, 26% Of Labor Force

Posted by on May 28, 2020 8:33 am
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A Seattle barber shop remains closed because of the coronavirus outbreak on May 19. Last week, an additional 2.1 million people filed for unemployment benefits around the country.

More than 1 in 4 U.S. workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus shutdowns began. Last week, an additional 2.1 million people filed for unemployment benefits.

(Image credit: Elaine Thompson/AP)

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