Structural Discrimination in Pandemic Policy: Essential Protections for Essential Workers
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.
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
essential workers, emergency preparedness, health and safety, infection prevention and control, anti-racism
Abigail E. Lowe, Kelly K. Dineen & Seema Mohaptra, Structural Discrimination in Pandemic Policy: Essential Protections for Essential Workers, 50 J.L. Med. & Ethics 67 (2022)