#2020InReview: How Covid changed the world of work

#2020InReview: How Covid changed the world of work

The year that was on Equal Times.

Around the world, workers have been in the eye of the coronavirus storm: both in terms of the fight to control it and the devastation caused by it. These five stories offer an insight into the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on labour.

Serena Sorrentino: “The same workers that have been attacked by policies aimed at making the public sector ‘more efficient’ are now on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19”

Article by Nicolò Giangrande

Photo: FP-CGIL

In a time of global crises, waste workers are our unsung heroes

Article by Tuscany Bell and Guillaume Durivaux

Photo: AP/Thanassis Stavrakis

Precarious cultural sector workers face an uncertain future

Article by José Fajardo

Photo: Cirque du Soleil

Informal work during the pandemic: when essential activities are the most precarious

Article by Nazaret Castro and Laura Villadiego

Photo: Laura Villadiego

Ending corporate impunity is at the heart of a sustainable post-pandemic recovery – that’s why we need a strong Binding Treaty

Article by Makbule Sahan and Ruwan Subasinghe

Photo: AP/Ross D. Franklin