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Changed by Pandemic, Many Workers Won’t Return to Old Jobs

There’s a wild card in the push to return to post-pandemic life: Many workers don’t want to go back to the jobs they once had. Layoffs and lockdowns, combined with…

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Stimulus and COVID fears are keeping millions of Americans from rejoining the labor market, BofA says

Some 2.5 million Americans won't rejoin the labor force until late 2021, Bank of America said.Virus fears and boosted unemployment benefits are keeping them from seeking work, the bank added.Retirements…

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Pandemic economics: Changed consumer, workplace patterns will be part of post-pandemic world

A new economic normal post-pandemic may include pandemic realities such as online shopping, working from home and zoom meetings. It also will include a struggle for the tourism industry –…

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Little Rock restaurant, bar owners hope COVID relief package boosts business

The coronavirus pandemic hit Arkansas in March 2020, causing thousands of Arkansans to lose their jobs. Some Arkansas bar and restaurant owners said they may have felt the impact the…

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US Economy To Recover Twice As Fast As Expected, Report Says: Live Updates – The New York Times

The U.S. economy will accelerate almost twice as fast as expected this year as the next pass of President Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion stimulus package, combined with a rapid vaccine…

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