The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a significant toll on the Iranian economy which is now facing spiraling inflation which will ultimately lead to its deterioration. There have been significant protests, strikes, street riots, due to labor unrest, for the past two years. Unemployment has run high during the pandemic as well as concerns for poor working conditions, which has led to a rise in protests. “Factory and city employees, coal miners, as well as, health care-workers are among those who have been protesting in Iran in recent weeks. “ This labor unrest is only one portion of the numerous protests and strikes that have occurred in the past two years involving truck drivers, teachers, and steel workers.” The Iranian government has the tendency to use aggressive force to combat these protests and “dozens of labor activists have been detained in the past two years while some have been sentenced to prison and others have received lashes as such protests often come at a high personal price.”