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synonyms for unemployment

  • cutback
  • discharge
  • respite
  • early retirement
  • decline
  • stagnation
  • collapse
  • slump
  • slide
  • inflation
  • downturn
  • bankruptcy
  • bust
  • depression
  • shakeout
  • deflation
  • hard times
  • bad times
  • big trouble
  • bottom-out
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antonyms for unemployment

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  • employment
  • hiring
  • employment
  • restraint
  • difficulty
  • imprisonment
  • work
  • labor
  • restriction
  • incarceration
  • continuation
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    How to use unemployment in a sentence

    The proportion of uninsured Americans has been steadily growing over the past few years, a trend that is likely to accelerate as the pandemic’s record unemployment causes many to lose their employer-sponsored health benefits.
    THE NUMBER OF UNINSURED AMERICANS WAS UP EVEN BEFORE THE PANDEMICOLIVIA GOLDHILLSEPTEMBER 15, 2020QUARTZ
    That left 78,000 people looking for work at a time when federal unemployment benefits were running out.
    THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
    We saw how effective this could be when the federal government approved the $1,200 stimulus for all Americans and $600 in additional unemployment benefits for those who lost their jobs.
    HOW WE CAN SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FROM CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED EXTINCTIONMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
    The survey panel’s projected unemployment rate for December, for instance, is 2 percentage points lower now than it was when we asked just a month earlier.
    ECONOMISTS’ BEST- AND WORST-CASE SCENARIOS FOR THE RECOVERY HAVEN’T CHANGED VERY MUCHNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Stay-at-home orders in March due to the coronavirus pandemic triggered widespread unemployment in the United States.
    HOW COVID-19 WORSENED GENDER INEQUALITY IN THE U.S. WORKFORCESUJATA GUPTASEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    These areas have an average unemployment rate around 20 percent, with one in five workers still out of work.
    CITY TO WEIGH MEASURE GIVING LAID-OFF HOTEL WORKERS FIRST SHOT AT OPEN JOBSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The bill is expected to be around $500 billion and will likely include more enhanced unemployment benefits, more Paycheck Protection Program loans, and funding for a vaccine, testing, and schools.
    3 THINGS INVESTORS NEED TO WATCH IN THE WEEK AHEADANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
    Both Democratic and Republican leaders support extending some form of enhanced unemployment benefits in the next stimulus package.
    FEDERAL MONEY FOR THE $300 ENHANCED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT IS RUNNING OUT. HERE’S WHAT TO KNOWLANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
    On Tuesday, Senate Republicans said they would vote on their own legislation next week that likely will include unemployment benefits and, notably, more PPP, CNBC reported last week.
    MNUCHIN: STANDALONE PPP ‘EASIEST’ WAY TO GET MORE HELP TO STRUGGLING SMALL BUSINESSESANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
    Gen Zers are just beginning to enter the workforce and are doing so amid a devastating pandemic, mass unemployment, and a recession.
    MILLENNIALS AND GEN ZERS NEED BETTER CHILDCARE. CAN EITHER BIDEN OR TRUMP DELIVER?MATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 29, 2020FORTUNE
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    WORDS RELATED TO UNEMPLOYMENT

    • bad times
    • bankruptcy
    • bear market
    • big trouble
    • bottom out
    • bust
    • crash
    • crisis
    • deflation
    • dislocation
    • downturn
    • drop
    • failure
    • hard times
    • inactivity
    • inflation
    • overproduction
    • panic
    • paralysis
    • recession
    • retrenchment
    • sag
    • slide
    • slowness
    • slump
    • stagflation
    • stagnation
    • unemployment
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