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How is coronavirus affecting seasonal work across America?

Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day," a job fair being held at 10 fulfillment centers across the United States aimed at filling more than 50,000 jobs, at the Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S., August 2, 2017.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RC133274DC60

Seasonal postings are about 11% below what they were last year. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Howard Schneider
Federal Reserve Correspondent, Reuters
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Job seekers America covid-19 coronavirus employment
The share of seasonal postings on Indeed that involve “loading & stocking” has tripled to 14%. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Hiring retail covid-19
Hiring has been dropped considerably in 2020, Image: UKG
COVID-19 web retailers ecommerce.
Web retailers have boomed in 2020. Image: U.S. Census
Demand Seasonal jobs employment work
Seasonal job searches has dropped over 2020. Image: Indeed Hiring Lab
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