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Fmr. Labor Dept. economist: 3.3M jobless claims ‘a drop in the bucket’


Betsey Stevenson, former Chief Economist at the Labor Department under Obama, expects applications for unemployment benefits to be "astronomically high.” The president of the Economic Policy Institute, Thea M. Lee, says Congress should make structural changes to fight the economic "weakness, dysfunctionality and inequality" laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic.