BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Most of the unemployment claims filed in Baltimore City are by people who work in accommodation and food services, data from the Maryland Department of Labor shows.
Data from the Maryland Department of Labor shows they make up about one-fifth of the 68,000 claims filed since the COVID-19 pandemic started.READ MORE: Vacant Building Partially Collapses In Baltimore
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Food prep and serving is still one of the top jobs in the city where people are filing for benefits.MORE NEWS: Unemployed Workers Union File Class Action Lawsuit To Prevent End Of Federal Benefits