COLUMBUS, Ohio – About one-third of U.S. workers who were laid off or absent from work in April because of COVID-19 were back to work in May, according to a new analysis of employment data.

Findings suggested that most returned to the same jobs they had before the pandemic.

The results show that as stunning as the job losses were in April because of the pandemic, the return of jobs is also happening quickly, said Wei Cheng, lead author of the study, who received her PhD in economics from Ohio State University.

“A lot of people who lost their job are getting back to work, and we have some evidence that they’re going back to their original employers,” said Cheng, who is

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