The latest jobless claims reinforce the sense of an emerging U.S. economic crisis — one that is likely to worsen in the coming weeks and months. To put the numbers in real-life context, we share stories from workers who have been laid off or furloughed and who now face an unexpected array of problems and decisions.
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