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Unemployment Claims Expected To Shatter Records
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More than 3 million Americans are expected to have filed for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the country, economic forecasters say.
That number would be well above the levels seen during the darkest days of the Great Recession, and the worst isn’t over yet, they say.
The crisis has cut a giant swath through the energy, travel, transportation, hotel and restaurant sectors, with large and small companies suddenly forced to furlough employees.
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Here is a few things in the new China Virus stimulus bill: – $1200 checks to many Americans. – $357B loan program’ https://t.co/1QXx3TCntC
RyanAFournier (from Washington, DC & Raleigh, NC)
Wed Mar 25 05:31:15 +0000 2020
They’re worried low wage workers might get TOO MUCH MONEY during a period when the economy is might contract by 25%’ https://t.co/4onFcNNj1x
chrislhayes (from Brooklyn)
Wed Mar 25 19:16:00 +0000 2020
Surreal that after Republicans went ballistic for days that any hold up in the bill was tantamount to abandoning Am’ https://t.co/1g1NsPw4vw
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Thu Mar 26 01:11:25 +0000 2020