Tech’s COVID-19 layoffs have outsized impact on racialized, immigrant workers: Survey


    Racialized and immigrant workers were disproportionately likely to be affected by the pandemic-inducted layoffs at Canadian startups, according to a new report from hiring platform Prospect.

    Black, Indigenous and people of colour were already underrepresented in the sector before COVID-19 struck, and the cuts of recent months could exacerbate that shortfall. But tech executives say some companies are paying more attention to the composition of their workforce as they rehire or look to grow in the post-pandemic recovery. 

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