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Sectoral impact: COVID-19 is unravelling the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

Sectoral impact: COVID-19 is unravelling the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

Efforts to mitigate the public health emergency of the #COVID-19 pandemic are having an immense impact on the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries. Quarantine measures, closure of retail stores, and salary reductions have suppressed consumer demand. At the same time, this highly globalized sector is also struggling with severe supply-side disruption; as workers are told to stay at home,...

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Sectoral impact: Impact of COVID-19 on tourism is unprecedented

Sectoral impact: Impact of COVID-19 on tourism is unprecedented

Tourism is a major driver of jobs and growth. But COVID-19 has dramatically changed this. The impact on tourism enterprises and workers, the majority being young women, is unprecedented. Timely, large-scale and, in particular, coordinated policy efforts both at international and national levels are needed in consultation with governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives, taking into consideration relevant ILO international labour...

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Sectoral impact: Civil aviation sector grounded by COVID-19

Sectoral impact: Civil aviation sector grounded by COVID-19

To curb the spread of COVID-19, a combination of flight cancellations and travel advisories or bans, have almost entirely halted international travel. In some cases, these restrictions also include air cargo, even though it is instrumental in combating the pandemic by delivering much-needed medical supplies. The impact on employment has been immediate and significant, and without urgent sector-specific support the...

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Sectoral impact: Agriculture and food security crucial to COVID-19 recovery

Sectoral impact: Agriculture and food security crucial to COVID-19 recovery

While working to feed the world, many agricultural workers are unable to lift themselves out of poverty and food insecurity. As the pandemic spreads, the continued functioning of food supply chains is crucial in preventing a food crisis and reducing the negative impact on the global economy. Coordinated policy responses are needed to support agribusiness and the livelihoods and working...

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Sectoral impact: COVID-19 has brought the automotive industry to a standstill

Sectoral impact: COVID-19 has brought the automotive industry to a standstill

While employment in the automotive industry had recovered from the 2008-09 global financial crisis, employers and workers across the global supply chains of the industry are once again faced with great uncertainty. Since the global pandemic began in China, the impact of #COVID-19 on the automotive industry was first felt in Asia, but has since become severe throughout the world....

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