The recession that hit the U.S. and world economies along with the COVID pandemic was deep and brutal. In the U.S., it was the deepest and fastest-hitting recession since the Great Depression.

Job losses hit every sector of the economy. But there are good reasons to think that the workforce reduction in some sectors may be a temporary recession-induced dip, while in other sectors it may become a permanent feature.

Read the full article at MarketWatch.

Basav Sen directs the Climate Justice Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @BasavIPS.

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