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Coronavirus pandemic job losses falling hardest on people who were already hurting | The Seattle Times

Where previous recessions killed jobs across many industries and demographic groups, layoffs in the COVID-19 era often have been concentrated among workers who were often behind economically before the pandemic. Among them, working moms, younger workers, and workers who are less educated, lower-paid and non-white. Debra Glassman, principal lecturer of business at the UW, is quoted.