As the impact of Covid driven lockdown is still felt across many countries, the rise in filing of Unemployment benefits increased exponentially over the last two months.
World leaders are deliberating when to open the business operations to put the labor force back to employment. They are stuck between a hard and a rock place. If you open soon, you risk the spread of the contagion and open slow you face the economic consequences and rising poverty level. So we need to find a delicate balance that navigate through these two competing priorities.