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Jobless rate spikes to 14.7 percent, highest since Great Depression

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7 percent in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done ...

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Recession-proof jobs shelter Bush’s bum lawyers

As hundreds of thousands of laid-off workers sign up for unemployment each month and major employers head for bankruptcy court, many Americans would find it oh-so-nice to land a job guaranteed for life. The United States has no kings or ...

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