Home-based workers who are subcontracted by global supply chains (often called homeworkers) have not received orders or regular orders have not been renewed for weeks, even months.
"Home workers are last in line to benefit from any help being provided by brands, manufacturers or governments, "
Janhavi Dave of HNSA told Anuradha Nagaraj in this Thomson Reuters Foundation article."Many have not been paid since February and they are not expecting work for at least six more months. "
Home-based workers around the globe have been organizing, and demanding that governments provide support as they are for other workers: