March 27, 2020
Posted: March 27, 2020
Updated: 8:25 AM
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego County could lose up to 350,000 jobs as a result of closures caused by coronavirus, said a new report released Tuesday by San Diego Workforce Partnership.
The analysis from San Diego Workforce Partnership says low-skill jobs that can’t be done from homes, such as those at restaurants and hotels, will be most at risk. Other industries that one might not consider could also be hit — transportation, construction, and installation or maintenance repair.
Minorities will be disproportionately hit hard, the report said, with Latino and African-Americans least likely to have the ability to work from home. That is based on demographic data of employees in