ILO Sectoral Brief: COVID-19 and the media and culture sector

ILO Sectoral Brief: COVID-19 and the media and culture sector
Date
2020
Publication Source
Non-UNESCO
Publication Type
Report
About this publication
This brief highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the media and culture sector, hit hard by unemployment and closed productions. It analyses how the sector’s diversity in terms of contract types and occupations creates challenges in accessing social protection, safety and health, and economic relief programmes. The brief also offers policy options, drawing from countries’ examples and initiatives from workers’ and employers’ organizations, to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic on the sector.
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