Some tools of the trade for sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Government support programs like CERB and EI provide a safety net. During COVID-19, sex workers accessed various financial support — future policy needs to address the rights and security of sex workers.
The physical and psychological symptoms experienced during and after pregnancy loss can be profound, including trauma, heavy blood loss, fatigue, poor concentration and severe abdominal cramping. Workplaces need to treat pregnancy loss seriously.
Research shows women who have experienced miscarriage are at twice the risk of experiencing depression and anxiety and four times the risk of suicide. That’s why workplaces need to step up.
Presenteeism – as opposed to absenteeism – is especially dangerous in the midst of a pandemic.
Presenteeism — when employees show up for work when they’re sick — at a time of a global pandemic is especially dangerous for co-workers, managers and employers.