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Unemployment could worsen in a COVID-19 second wave

Unemployment could worsen in a COVID-19 second wave

Employers are rehiring furloughed workers, helping reduce the double-digit unemployment rate in May and June. But those gains are at risk if a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hits the U.S. this year, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Still, there is some good news: A second wave — and its economic impact —…

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