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Many jobs may vanish forever as layoffs mount

Sami Adamson, a freelance scenic artist for theatre, events and television shows, received the letter with her login credentials to collect benefits from New Jersey only on Monday, more than two months after she first applied.

[NEW YORK] Even as restrictions on businesses began lifting across the US, another 2.4 million workers filed for jobless benefits last week, the government reported on Thursday, bringing the total to 38.6 million in nine weeks.

And while the Labor Department has found that a large...

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