Covid-19 expected to to wipe out 6.7% of world's working hours

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UN’s labour body urges nations to keep employees connected to jobs they can no longer do * Coronavirus – latest updates * Latest US updates * See all our coronavirus coverage The disruption to the world’s economies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to wipe out 6.7% of working hours globally in the second quarter of this year – the equivalent of 195 million jobs worldwide, according the UN’s labour body. More than four fifths of workers globally live in countries affected by full or partial lockdown measures, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a report on Tuesday. Continue reading...
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