Low-wage earners hit hardest by pandemic job market

Employment counsellor David McKay says he's encountered the full suite of emotions from his clients at a Toronto-area employment centre during the pandemic. While some have been optimistic about finding new opportunities, he's predominantly encountered frustration.

"You're seeing anxiety, you're seeing people who are feeling isolated, lack of social resources to deal with things," said McKay, who's been with the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre for nearly 16 years.

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