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Coronavirus layoffs hurting low-income workers the most, study finds

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“Americans who earn the least are especially vulnerable to the historic surge of layoffs triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study published Monday.

Workers earning less than $20 per hour were 115 percent more likely to be laid off, compared to their counterparts who earned more than $30 per hour, according to an analysis of payroll data by Gusto”

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