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Unemployment Hits 14.7% In Most 'Heartbreaking Day In The History Of The Job Market'05:03


More than 20 million Americans lost their jobs in April, according to the Labor Department, pushing the unemployment rate to 14.7%.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Mike Regan (@Reganonymous), senior editor at Bloomberg News, about why some economists are calling it the most heartbreaking day in the history of the job market.

This segment aired on May 8, 2020.

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