Court Agrees That Workers’ Challenge to USDA’s Disregard for Their Safety in New Swine Inspection System Can Move Forward
Note: A Minnesota federal court on Wednesday largely denied the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) motion to dismiss claims brought by workers in swine slaughter plants challenging the agency’s “New...
We’re just starting to see the devastating impact that COVID-19 will have on poor Americans
For those trying to get the latest information about the novel coronavirus, the waves of sometimes conflicting data pounding the shore in a single news cycle can be overwhelming and...
Traffic at Walmart, Costco and Target falls for the first time in weeks as coronavirus stockpiling behavior shifts
Traffic at Walmart Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. and Target Corp. dropped for the first time in the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic ramped up in the U.S., according to Placer.ai.
Modesto winery makes much-needed product: Hand sanitizer
It is known for wine, but E&J Gallo Winery is now producing and bottling hand sanitizer.
The world’s largest winery delivered dozens of cases to the Stanislaus County Office of Emergency...
Ralphs shifts to $2 hourly raises instead of bonus for workers
Ralphs and Food 4 Less will pay its workers an additional $2 hourly for at least the next three weeks, matching wage increases already in place at other big Southern...
How COVID-19 could redefine labor in America
In Covid-19's upheaval of the American economy, supply-and-demand patterns were swiftly knocked out of whack.
Almost overnight, entire industries were crippled, sidelining workers and putting millions of people on the unemployment...
Arizona grocery workers get coronavirus pay increase
Today, the Kroger Co. and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union announced a new increase to the pay and benefits for more than 16,000 Arizona grocery workers...
LA Mulls Law To Protect Workers From Coronavirus
In this calm before the storm, before the projected wave of coronavirus patients slams Southland hospitals, it's the delivery drivers and grocery store workers who've become our unexpected heroes of...
More than 800 Greeley meat packing plant workers call off as coronavirus is confirmed among employees
Several hundred workers at the JBS USA meat processing plant in Greeley called off work Monday as a handful of cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed among employees.
Go grocery shopping every two weeks? You can — and without hoarding.
Among the essential activities allowed during mandatory stay-at-home orders caused by the coronavirus pandemic is grocery shopping, but most experts agree that residents should cut back on the number of...
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