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18.9 mn salaried people lost jobs since April, 5 mn in July, says CMIE

The loss of around 5 million jobs in July comes after around 3.9 million jobs were gained in June, as per the data

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job loss | unemployment | CMIE data

IANS  |  New Delhi 



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Since the lockdown was announced, several companies across sectors have taken to job cuts, along with salary reductions and leave without pay.

The number of salaried people losing their jobs amid the pandemic has surged to 18.9 million since April, with around 5 million jobs lost last month, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).

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First Published: Wed, August 19 2020. 09:12 IST

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