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29 Sep. 2020 | Comments (0)

The unemployment rate reached its highest level in 70+ years in April and, after a few months of sharp recovery, remains extraordinarily high. With the July expiration of enhanced benefits, a time-limited replacement coming to an end, and continued debate over additional support, Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy at the Economic Policy Institute, joins to discuss trends in unemployment, the current policy picture, and what it means for workers and our economy this fall.

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