EPI’s research has found that without federal aid to states and local communities, 5.3 million workers will likely lose their jobs by the end of 2021. That’s on top of the tens of millions of workers who have already lost their jobs as a direct result of the pandemic.
Congress must pass a robust aid package. If aid levels are insufficient—less than $1 trillion—they will needlessly result in a significant loss of jobs by the end of 2021.
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