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America’s unemployment has been worse amid the pandemic than other countries, but Joe Biden has a plan to fix it

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The pandemic caused a massive drop in employment in the US, with a loss of 22 million jobs between February and April. While additional economic support under the CARES Act has helped some Americans financially during this time of uncertainty, many of the programs supporting workers have expired, and others are set to end in the coming weeks.

President-elect Joe Biden has proposed to expand one program that has been successful in keeping unemployment relatively low in some other countries amid the pandemic.    

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