US workers getting laid off for a second time as virus surges

U.S. workers are getting laid off for a second time as the virus surges again and the country braces for new unemployment numbers.
1:28 | 07/02/20

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Now to the pandemic and the economy. As the virus surges in states rolling back on re-opening some workers are getting laid off for a second time. Rebecca Jarvis has more. Reporter: Workers across the country facing economic whiplash this morning. With coronavirus cases on the rise in 38 states, many governors rolling back re-opening plans. Employers cutting jobs once again sending employees who just returned back to the unemployment line. I got furloughed with almost no notice. This second round I think will be more stressful. Reporter: In Arizona one of many states reversing course in the face of an outbreak, Cal made the tough call to close his indoor market. We're laying off 28 people. It was going to be a risk of losing more while being open during this. Exposing people for the amount of revenue we were getting didn't feel right. Reporter: The mounting pressures renewing calls for additional help. Congress extending the so-called paycheck protection program, a lifeline to small businesses through August 8th. Economists believe today's jobs report will show that anywhere between 1 million and 7 million workers were rehired in the month of June, but it's less certain about the path forward as these states and now a number of businesses including McDonald's and apple reverse course on those re-openings. Whit. That's a big question going thank you so much, Rebecca

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