Combatting racial inequalities in the workforce

Minority workers in Illinois were nearly twice as likely to lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic than whites. Staffing experts Tom Kosnik and Sasha Ongtengco share their insight into the jobs landscape for minorities.

US adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%

While the jobless rate was down from 13.3% in May, it is still at a Depression-era level. And the data was gathered during the second week of June, just before a number of states began to reverse or suspend the reopenings of their economies to try to beat back the virus.