“We owe grocery workers not only our gratitude, but the protection, support, and compensation they deserve,” says .
Across the country, states and localities have identified grocery workers as “essential.” Our went out and interviewed them. Read these workers’ experience and what policies can reflect their “essential” status in our economy.
Grocery workers are #COVID19 frontlines heroes -working at a frantic pace to keep us fed, at risk to themselves. Over last wk, I interviewed grocery workers from RichmondVA to BeckleyWV, DC & MD to learn how they are impacted. Here's what I found. 1/
“As grocery workers put their lives on the line—often for low wages and few benefits—it is imperative that employers, policymakers, and even customers act with urgency to protect, support, and compensate them.” ⁦⁩ on unsung heroes.
“As grocery workers put their lives on the line—often for low wages and few benefits—it is imperative that employers, policymakers, and even customers act with urgency to protect, support, and compensate them,” writes.
Grocery Workers are keeping America alive during the #Covid19 crisis. 🇺🇸 #1u #UnionStrong #FridayThoughts
Grocery workers are keeping Americans alive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what they need. Great work by ⁦⁦⁩ animating the voices of workers.
As grocery workers put their lives on the line—often for low wages & few benefits—it is imperative that employers, policymakers, and even customers act with urgency to protect, support, and compensate them. #COVID19 heroes Read
As grocery workers put their lives on the line—often for low wages and few benefits—it is imperative that employers, policymakers, and even customers act with urgency to protect, support, and compensate them.
Don't forget the grocery workers! Many lack even basic health protections.
Another fantastic article by centering worker voice to talk with those who are so crucial to our shared prosperity. #Groceryworkers are keeping Americans alive during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is why we need to talk #JobEquityCOVID
Q2: In my latest post, I describe what frontline grocery workers are experiencing: the risks they are taking, their concerns, and what employers, policymakers & customers can do to protect and support them. #JobEquityCOVID
I wrote up some recommendations for the grocery industry, many of which are relevant for other retail companies. Issues like #paidleave, #hazardpay, safety standards, #childcare are hugely important. 2/
I wrote a post about what grocery workers need just over a week ago, and already it feels like the world has changed. The risks are more real. The safety measures clearly insufficient. The pay increases not enough. 2/
The jobs of many frontline workers have become even more demanding in this pandemic. Grocery workers I interviewed said their stores have never been so busy, for instance. 2/