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Today’s the day for an update on jobs and pandemic relief
Feb 5, 2021

Today’s the day for an update on jobs and pandemic relief

The latest official reading on unemployment during those dark days of January, and more on the massive new hiring needed for a long-term return to full employment. Plus, what a global computer chip shortage is doing to production in the auto industry. And, the future for Britian's Wall Street now that the U.K. has broken out of the EU.

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The economy won't recover until hiring kicks back into gear

Feb 5, 2021
Job openings are back to where they were a year ago. But the labor market needs more to recover.
A restaurant displays a "Now Hiring" sign amid the coronavirus pandemic, on August 4, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer