“A global jobs crisis is sweeping across the world with eighty-seven percent of countries reporting that companies in their country have announced that they are laying off workers as a result of the economic impact of the pandemic.

The Americas and Europe are being hardest hit with 100% of countries in the Americas and 90% of countries in Europe saying companies have begun to layoff workers. 80% of countries in Africa and 76% of countries in the Asia-Pacific have companies where workers are losing their jobs. “