COVID-19 causes unprecedented jobs crisis —UN

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THE United Nations (UN) has declared that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented jobs crisis across the world; while almost all workers and businesses have been affected by lockdown measures.

The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, therefore, called for immediate support for at-risk workers, enterprises, jobs and incomes to avoid closures, job losses and income decline.

He also called for a greater focus on both health and economic activity after lockdowns ease, with workplaces that are safe, and rights for all.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world of work upside down. Every worker, every business and every corner of the globe has been affected,” the UN…



Source: Nigerian Tribune