Unemployment claims don’t tell the complete story in Michigan, and the coronavirus pandemic will negatively affect about 40% of Michigan workers once furloughs, reduced hours and pay cuts are accounted for, according to McKinsey & Co.

While more than a quarter of the state’s workforce has made an unemployment claim since the start of the pandemic, or 1.26 million people, McKinsey, a strategy and management consulting services firm, estimates nearly 2 million workers in Michigan will be affected in some way.

In the U.S., 57 million jobs are vulnerable, a term the firm uses to encompass layoffs, furloughs and reductions in hours and pay. That’s more than twice the number of unemployment claims filed in the country.

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