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Unemployment Set To Hit Over 16% This Year

Unemployment in this country could top 390 thousand this year - the highest jobless rate since 1986.

A Social Justice Ireland study expects an unemployment rate of 16.1 per cent, which is higher than the last recession.
Over 1.2 million people had their employment impacted by Covid-19 and of these, almost a quarter of a million don't expect to return to their previous job.
Social Justice Ireland says young people will be worst affected

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