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CNN highlights the global economic crisis after Corona: Millions of jobs without job applicants

Across the world, airlines, restaurants and hotels cannot fill vacancies, hampering efforts to take advantage of growing consumer demand, CNN said.

Many workers, who remained in their homes when the Corona epidemic broke out, did not return to factories or construction sites and others, which led to production damage and the disruption of projects. Even major restaurants and Wall Street banks could not hire enough people to meet their needs.

In the US, the network says, Republican lawmakers have blamed boosted unemployment benefits for fueling the problem, while left-wing economists are proposing a simple solution: paying higher wages.

In Britain, lobbyists are urging Boris Johnson's government to reconsider post-Brexit immigration rules so that Europeans can fill vacancies. In Singapore and Australia, leaders are under pressure to loosen travel restrictions so that migrant workers can return.

 What is increasingly clear is that after the coronavirus pandemic has caused an unprecedented shock to the global economy, putting tens of millions of people out of work and displacing many more, the job market is never the same again. Trained workers are stuck in the wrong places, while others retire early, doubt they can return to work under healthy conditions, or have trouble securing reliable childcare.

The economy emerging from the crisis also looks different from the one that preceded it. Demand is higher in some sectors and lower in others, and workers have left front-line jobs in some industries in exchange for roles less exposed to the deadly virus, and will not be affected by new closures, or better balance life and work.

 In the United States, 4 million people left their jobs last April, including 649,000 retail workers.