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Asian-American unemployment spikes as group is disproportionately hit by US job losses

September unemployment figures to be released on Friday are expected to show more bad news for Asian-Americans, who have lost jobs in disproportionate numbers since the coronavirus pandemic upended the US economy.A US minority that has typically had some of the lowest unemployment rates of any ethnic group, including white people, Asian-Americans have been hit hard since February, particularly those aged 16 to 24. That group, which has seen a 300 per cent rise in joblessness since the pandemic…

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