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Jobless Claims Climb as Pandemic Continues to Wreak Economic Havoc: Live Updates


Here’s what you need to know: Outside the Pasadena Community Job Center in Pasadena, Calif., in May. A new report on the state’s labor force shows reveals stark inequities among workers affected by the pandemic.Credit…Damian Dovarganes/Associated PressNew research from California illustrates both the scale and the inequality of the job losses during the pandemic — and makes clear that the crisis is far from over.Close to half of all California workers — 47 percent of the labor force before the pandemic — have claimed unemployment benefits at some point in the pandemic, according to a report released Thursday …

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