The job losses suffered in March as the U.S. economy shut down in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic were widespread but still were disproportionately felt in a handful of employment sectors and by women, the young and the less educated.U.S.
The Nordic firm has been cutting its workforce as it tries to protect margins, while its Chinese rival just keeps getting bigger.Light Reading
More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemicABC News
More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemic.The health insurance markets are a backbone of the Obama-era law that President Donald Trump has tried to demolish. They are now seen as a key option to help protect people from devastating medical bills while they search for another job and new coverage.Nearly 10 million Americans applied for unemployment [The Palm Beach Post
Turkish-backed far-right militants cut off the water to 400,000 Syrians, including tens of thousands of children, during the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports in eastern Syria.m.jpost.com
Australian operator Telstra put planned job cuts on hold and outlined plans for a significantMobile World Live
Linda Quick, an American epidemiologist, left her position in China's disease control agency in July, and the job went unfilled by the Trump administration as the coronavirus outbreak unfolded.Mail Online