This briefing summarizes some of the key human rights risks to workers in this sector, and considers the steps taken by ten call centers operating
in and six clients outsourcing services to Tunisia and/or Morocco to protect workers amidst the crisis. We found that the pandemic has exacerbated systemic risks of economic hardship, psychological strain – due to long
hours under constant surveillance, verbal abuse and stress – and introduced new risks linked to health hazards amid the virus.

Disconnected: The COVID-19 Pandemic & call centre workers‘ rights in Tunisia & Morocco- Business & Human Rights Centre, 2020 DOWNLOAD

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