Mar 26, 2020

Record unemployment claims

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We got the worst spike ever recorded in the number of people signing up for unemployment. And the data from government agencies might not be capturing the full scope of the damage. Virus relief bill passes in the Senate.

Segments From this episode

The number of new jobless claims looks bad. The reality’s almost certainly worse.

Mar 26, 2020
The statistics the government uses to measure unemployment are likely underreporting the results of the pandemic.
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What happens if air-traffic controllers come down with COVID-19?

Mar 26, 2020
Cases of the disease have been reported in a handful of air traffic control sites around the U.S.
What happens if crucial air traffic controllers get COVID-19?
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director