Hispanic women, immigrants, young adults, those with less education hit hardest by COVID-19 job losses
The drop in employment in three months of the COVID-19 recession is more than double the drop effected by the Great Recession over two years.
Amid coronavirus crisis, Americans and Germans see changing world in different ways
Germans are increasingly negative about their relationship with the U.S. Also, Germans are more comfortable than Americans with globalization.
Majority of Americans who lost a job or wages due to COVID-19 concerned states will reopen too quickly
68% of those who have lost jobs or taken a pay cut due to COVID-19 are concerned that state governments will lift restrictions too quickly.
The state of the U.S. Postal Service in 8 charts
The last year the Postal Service recorded any profit was 2006, and its cumulative losses since then totaled $83.1 billion as of March 31.
In Taiwan, Views of Mainland China Mostly Negative
There is widespread support in Taiwan for increased economic and political ties with the U.S. While many are wary of stronger political ties with mainland China, about half would favor stronger economic relations.
Telework may save U.S. jobs in COVID-19 downturn, especially among college graduates
90% of the decrease in employment between February and March arose from positions that could not be teleworked.
Financial and health impacts of COVID-19 vary widely by race and ethnicity
The outbreak has altered life in the U.S. in many ways, but in key respects it has affected black and Hispanic Americans more than others.
53% of Americans Say the Internet Has Been Essential During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Americans with lower incomes are particularly likely to have concerns related to the digital divide and the digital “homework gap.”
Coronavirus downturn likely to add to high government debt in some countries
For some governments, the debt incurred on COVID-19 relief will add to the considerable red ink already on their ledgers before the pandemic.
Not all unemployed people get unemployment benefits; in some states, very few do
Despite some broad federal guidelines, claimants still face a hodgepodge of different state rules governing how they can qualify for benefits.
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