+
Melanie Wong | Mar 2, 202101:25 AM     7

" . . . These ordinances are shining one more spotlight on long-standing inequities exposed by the pandemic. While a number of companies provided their employees—who have faced unprecedented risks at work—with hazard pay last spring, most took it away a few months later, despite record breaking profits.

Other tensions between the food industry and labor have also recently made the news. For instance, Albertsons (which owns Safeway, Vons, and other grocery stores) announced that it would eliminate in-house delivery and personal shopper positions in favor of third-party gig workers in California at the end of February. And fast food workers across the country went on strike last week to demand a hike to the minimum wage. . . "

Grocery Stores Continue to Push Back Against Hazard Pay for Workers Civil Eats

As cities across the West Coast mandate extra pay for frontline workers, grocery chains are responding with lawsuits and store closures.

civileats.com
Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Invite a friend to chime in on this discussion.

Email a Friend

More from Chowhound

The Best of Pumpkins: Why They're the Ultimate Fall Fruit
Guides

The Best of Pumpkins: Why They're the Ultimate Fall Fruit

by Jen Wheeler | It's fall, which means its time to pay tribute to that iconic mascot of the season. As a food, as...

13 Essential Apple Recipes for Fall
Recipe Round-Ups

13 Essential Apple Recipes for Fall

by Chowhound Editors | There are so many things to love about autumn rolling around again, especially apple season. Make...

9 Fall Salads That Put a Fresh Spin on Autumn Produce
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Fall Salads That Put a Fresh Spin on Autumn Produce

by Pamela Vachon | These healthy fall salad recipes will keep you eating well all autumn, and cast your favorite fall...

This 20-Minute Sheet Pan Dinner Is the Ideal Fall Weeknight Feast
How To

This 20-Minute Sheet Pan Dinner Is the Ideal Fall Weeknight Feast

by Jen Wheeler | Never underestimate the power of a one pot meal (or one pan, as the case may be). This easy sheet...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.