COVID-19 response

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, PWHS pivoted to generate evidence and understanding of some of the emerging work and health impacts of the pandemic.

Projects

Publications

A media surveillance analysis of COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Canada and the United States

Journal article
Fenton S, Quinn EK, Rydz E, Heer E, Davies HW, Macpherson RA, McLeod CB, Koehoorn M.
FACETS. 2022 August 25. https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2021-0156.

Resuming economic activities during COVID-19: A comparison of experiences for immigrant versus Canadian-born workers with a gendered perspective

Research brief based on analysis of the Statistics Canada Canadian Perspectives Survey, Series 3, addressing the impacts of COVID-19. July 2021.
Chen M, Senthanar S, Koehoorn M. Vancouver, BC: Partnership for Work, Health and Safety; July 2021.

An umbrella review of the work and health impacts of working in an epidemic/pandemic environment

Journal article
Fan J, Senthanar S, Macpherson R, Sharpe K, Peters CE, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021 Jun 25;18(13):6828.

COVID-19 and Workplace Community Transmission—Identifying At-risk Occupations

Research brief using media surveillance to identify occupation and industry groups at risk of workplace outbreaks of COVID-19. September 2020.

Impact of COVID-19 on employment and financial security of immigrant workers compared to Canadian-born workers

Research brief based on analysis of the Statistics Canada Canadian Perspectives Survey, Series 1, addressing the impacts of COVID-19. June 2020.

Ability to work from home and paid sick leave benefits by precarious employment and socioeconomic status

Research brief based on analysis of the Statistics Canada General Social Survey Cycle 30 (2016). May 2020.

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