Faculty Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Title

Structural Discrimination in Pandemic Policy: Essential Protections for Essential Workers

Abstract

An inordinate number of low wage workers in essential industries are Black, Hispanic, or Latino, immigrants or refugees — groups beset by centuries of discrimination and burdened with disproportionate but preventable harms during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Title

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Publication Date

3-2022

Document Type

Article

Keywords

essential workers, emergency preparedness, health and safety, infection prevention and control, anti-racism

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1017/jme.2022.10