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Tense times for the jobless, with claims high in this Washington and benefits from the other Washington lapsing | The Seattle Times

As the state’s economy slides into its fifth month of pandemic restrictions, workers and employers alike face a possible tipping point. The surge in rehiring from May and June appears to be stalling as new coronavirus cases threaten to pause efforts to re-open the economy. Debra Glassman, principal lecturer of business at the UW, is interviewed.