• Job losses impact minority and hourly workers most in pandemic

    11 days ago - By Wood TV

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. unemployment rate has soared to 14.7% - the highest level since the Great Depression. The job losses and pay cuts are impacting minority and hourly workers the most.
    37.8 million people have filed for unemployment benefits since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. Alexander Alonso, with the Society for Human Resource Management, said that loss in jobs and wages is hitting one minority community the hardest.
    “61% of Latinos or Hispanics report having experienced a loss of income or a loss of employment,” said Alonso.
    That is compared to 30% of African-American...
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