May 14, 2020

Latina workers are especially vulnerable

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Almost 3 million more people filed for unemployment last week. Some groups are getting hit harder than others. And, British cheesemakers lost a lot of business with the closing of restaurants. Direct-to-consumer sales are alleviating some of their surpluses.

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Hundreds of cheesemakers lost 90% of business overnight. Now they're turning to direct-to-consumer sales.
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