COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

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: 14 October 2020 | Size/duration: 0:56