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The global job market will take longer to recover than previously thought, with unemployment set to remain above levels seen before COVID-19 until at least 2023 due to uncertainty about the pandemic’s course and duration, the International Labour Organization said in a report Monday.

The U.N. agency estimates the equivalent of around 52 million fewer jobs in 2022 versus pre-coronavirus levels, which amounts to about double its previous estimate from June 2021.

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