UN says pandemic created an ‘unparalleled’ employment crisis

  • In this photo released by Siam Bioscience, a worker loads AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines produced by Siam Bioscience factory in Nonthaburi province, Thailand, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. AstraZeneca’s partner in Thailand on Wednesday began its first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines after concerns they were behind on their production schedules for the country and parts of Southeast Asia. (Siam Bioscience via AP)

UNITED NATIONS — The COVID-19 pandemic has created an “unparalleled” global labor market crisis that will affect the employment market for years, the International Labor Organization said in a report Wednesday.