Fears coronavirus taking greater toll on Japan employment than Lehman shock

20 Apr 2020 16:27 | JHRS (Administrator)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The economic fallout from the new coronavirus in Japan has triggered a sharp increase in nonpermanent workers seeking advice after losing their jobs, with some economists predicting unemployment could rise by over a million within a year, worse than the impact from the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

Source: https://mainichi.jp/

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