At least 30 grocery store workers have died from the coronavirus. Now, there’s an urgent call to designate them as first responders

Grocery stores have become stalwarts for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic — when almost everything else is closed, you can rely on supermarkets to be open. Food stores have been deemed an essential service and their employees, essential workers. Now, two industry organizations want these employees, who risk exposure to [...]

2020-04-15T17:59:48+00:00April 15th, 2020|Tags: , , |

At least 4 grocery store employees across the US have died of the coronavirus. Their union is demanding sanitary working conditions, protective gear, and hazard pay for these essential workers.

While most Americans are under orders to work from home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, employees of the nation's grocery stores are continuing to clock in — risking their lives for what is usually a low-paying job. As of Tuesday, at least four grocery store workers across the [...]

2020-04-07T15:27:07+00:00April 7th, 2020|Tags: , |
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