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Media advisory

ILO to publish updated figures on employment impact of COVID-19

Media advisory | 03 April 2020
GENEVA (ILO News) – Updated figures on the impact of COVID-19 on global and regional unemployment will be published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Tuesday 7 April 2020.

The new report analyses the sectors and workers most at risk of losing their jobs or of having their hours severely curtailed, with a breakdown of the data by region. It also calls for a number of urgent policy responses to lessen the potentially catastrophic impact on the global labour market.

Embargoed copies of the report will be available to recognized media on request on Monday 6 April. 

The report and all associated materials will be under strict EMBARGO until Tuesday 7 April at 14:00 GMT (16:00 CET).

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