A new report carried out by Doreen Lawrence and commissioned by the Labour Party, An Avoidable Crisis, found that BAME people are over-represented in public-facing industries where they cannot work from home and are more likely to be living in overcrowded housing, increasing their chances of coming into contact with the virus.
The lack of PPE for frontline workers reportedly had a much greater impact on the BAME community.
In her latest interview with HR Magazine, Angela Peacock shares more on the impact if no long-term action is taken to tackle structural inequalities:
BAME workers have been under-protected during the pandemic
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