COVID-19: Protecting workers

Sectoral impact: COVID-19 exposes food retailers as frontline workers?

Food retail and grocery store workers, have become essential to the economy’s survival and to guaranteeing food security and safety for the population. These workers, working in a labour-intensive sector now considered essential, are in many cases low-skilled workers receiving low wages and inadequate social security benefits.

Date issued: 12 May 2020 | Size/duration: 0:51