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ILO: COVID-19 Will Put 195 Million Out of Work—Hitting Manufacturing, Retail Hardest

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In a short time, the coronavirus pandemic has swept in and propelled joblessness to heights the International Labour Organization (ILO) says will ‘far exceed’ what the world saw during the Great Recession. The United Nations agency projects the COVID-19 crisis could see 195 million job losses—and that’s a conservative estimate. “Workers and businesses are facing…

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