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1M more Americans file for unemployment help

CBS News 08/27/2020

Around one million people applied for state unemployment benefits last week, including 608,000 who identify as self-employed or gig workers. “Six months into the pandemic, the leading issue is not new layoffs but rather the exceedingly slow pace by which workers are being rehired,” Andrew Stettner, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation, said in a note.

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