Retail workers ‘scared’ as cases surge

Labour activists in the US say big retailers like Amazon and Walmart must do more to protect workers as surging coronavirus cases coincide with the holiday shopping rush. They are calling for hazard pay, paid sick leave and better communication about outbreaks, among other things. The campaign comes as workers [...]

2020-11-24T16:59:05+00:00November 24th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Workers call on Walmart, Amazon and other retailers to bring back hazard pay ahead of holiday rush

Workers at Walmart, Amazon, Kroger and other major retailers are calling on their employers to reinstate hazard pay and strengthen safety protocols ahead of the busy holiday shopping season as coronavirus infection rates skyrocket. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), which represents 900,000 grocery employees at chains such [...]

2020-11-24T16:46:27+00:00November 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |
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