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Temporary job redeployment may not avert layoffs later

Despite support measures, the large, abrupt shock to the economy may still cause retrenchments and unemployment to rise

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As the novel coronavirus ravages the economy, industries such as aviation have taken a severe beating - pushing some workers in these sectors to in-demand areas like healthcare.

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AS THE novel coronavirus ravages the economy, industries such as aviation have taken a severe beating - pushing some workers in these sectors to in-demand areas like healthcare.

But with some roles added as a result of the pandemic limited in number and only temporary,...

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