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Today is Labor Day. If today is a paid holiday for you or someone in your family, thank a labor union. Last Friday's jobs report showed that the U.S. unemployment rate fell below 10% in August, but the number of jobs lost permanently, rather than temporarily, has climbed. Service workers who can't work remotely remain particularly hard hit by job losses. This map from The New York Times shows the geography of remote work: not surprisingly, workers' ability to work from home is highest (shown in red) in urban areas that tend to have higher proportions of information workers. (from https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/04/business/economy/service-economy-workers.html)
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