The list of resources below provides information on impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on labor risks, sectors, and populations. We will be updating this list regularly.

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Agriculture Workers and Farms

Smallholder Farmers

Boom and Bust Sectors

Industries Seeing Surges Because Of The Pandemic

Industries Seeing Severe Layoffs/Shutdowns


Coffee Sector

Essential Workers

Call Centers

Delivery/Transport Workers

Domestic Workers/Home Healthcare Providers

Healthcare Providers




Human Trafficking/Forced Labor


Forced Prison Labor

Immigrant Workers in the US

Migrant Workers

Migrant Workers in the Gulf/Worker Compounds

Occupational Safety and Health/Personal Protective Equipment



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