Carrying the work burden of the COVID-19 pandemic: working class women in the UK: briefing note 1: employment and mental health

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Author: Warren, Tracey; Lyonette, Clare

Abstract:

The [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work. It is generating deep problems for many of the working population in the UK but also impacting in starkly different ways that can narrow or reinforce existing inequalities or create new inequities in working lives. The experiences of working class women are our core interest: how are they faring compared with middle class women and with men overall? For some working class women, e.g. domestic cleaners and non-essential shop workers, the pandemic puts jobs at risk and cuts hours. For others in close contact with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Gender; Economics; Equity

Keywords: Low income group; Socioeconomic background; Wellbeing; Employment status; Economic conditions; Economic impact; Social aspects; Hours of work; Work at home

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: [Nottingham, England]: Nottingham University Business School, 2020

Physical description: 12 p.

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https://warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/first_results_from_new_study_examining_the_impact_of_covid-19_on_working-class_women_in_the_uk_published_today1/briefing_note_1_13-10-20.pdf

Also called: Carrying the work burden of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic: working class women in the UK: briefing note 1: employment and mental health

Series: NUBS working paper; no. 2020/1

Resource type: Working paper

Document number: TD/TNC 142.134

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