The experiences of several groups of workers in the COVID-19 outbreak vary notably from how they experienced the Great Recession.
About three-quarters of U.S. adults say undocumented immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want.
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.
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.
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.
90% of the decrease in employment between February and March arose from positions that could not be teleworked.
Despite some broad federal guidelines, claimants still face a hodgepodge of different state rules governing how they can qualify for benefits.
More than four-in-ten U.S. businesses with paid employees are in industries likely to be financially affected more deeply by the outbreak.
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
Around half of Hispanics say they or someone in their household has taken a pay cut or lost a job – or both – because of the COVID-19 outbreak.