“There’s a very different reality that some people face that is somewhat invisible.”The telework disparity, the researchers found, disproportionately affects black and brown workers, particularly people in low-income work.
White and Asian workers have the highest rates of access to remote work, but the rate of telecommuting access plummets among black and brown employees.
For those living paycheck to paycheck or without access to paid sick leave, it’s an almost impossible decision.
She’s continued working at her steady clip of 32 hours a week, despite the economic slowdown.
I wish I could.”For many workers, however, the arrival of the pandemic means there’s suddenly no work at all.