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Coronavirus pandemic having 'catastrophic' impact on world's workers

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As the coronavirus pandemic plunges economies into recession, the world's workforce is paying the price. The UN's International Labour Organization says the pandemic is having a "catastrophic" impact on workers, deepening inequality, and costing $3.5 trillion in lost wages. Also in the show: France tackles the gender gap by doubling paid paternity leave, and Chinese state media suggest the TikTok-Oracle deal is far from sealed.