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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.
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The statistics the government uses to measure unemployment are likely underreporting the results of the pandemic.
Cases of the disease have been reported in a handful of air traffic control sites around the U.S.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Michael Lipkin Producer
Erika Soderstrom Fellow