Research Update Event:
Impacts of COVID-19 on Workplace Inclusion
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Event Date: March 10, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has made traditionally underrepresented groups within the workplace even more vulnerable and made the impact of social inequalities more visible. Researchers discussed the impact measures such as physical distancing, working from home, not working, etc., are having on inclusion at work and potential implications for the future.
The following research projects were presented:
- Weathering the Storm Alone: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on the Psychological and Job-related Well-being of Single Working Mothers, conducted by Angela Dionisi, Kathryne Dupré and Chelsie Smith
- The Changing Nature of Work due to COVID-19, conducted by Linda Schweitzer, Sean Lyons, Katarina Lauch and Jen Kostuchuk
- The Effect of Regional Culture on Social Distancing and Business Activities During the Pandemic, conducted by Alan Cai and Zhilin Yang
- The Impact of COVID-19 on Brick-and-Mortar Retail Workers, conducted by Nada Elnahla and Leighann Neilson
- Pandemic, Panic, and Precarity: Interviews with International Students Stranded in Ottawa During COVID-19, conducted by Luciara Nardon and Amrita Hari
CRIW is pleased to support research initiatives that explore the impact of the COVID-19 response on workplace inclusion, to help ensure that the needs of vulnerable populations are understood and taken into consideration.