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Mass Joblessness Deepens in US as Corporations Move to Implement Permanent Layoffs

by Shannon Jones, published on World Wide Socialist Website, May 8, 2020 US government figures released today show mass unemployment in April unlike anything seen since the Great Depression, as the official unemployment rate hit 14.7 percent. According to the Department of Labor, 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, a number far larger than anything ever previously recorded. Looked[…]

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