Under pressure from the union, Kroger & Giant have agreed to place limits on customers in stores and other safety measures.
Kaiser has agreed to provide enhanced sick leave policies and PPE for union members working during this crisis.
The union has called on every locality to restrict the number of customers in stores.
Mayor Bowser has no reason to delay providing access to testing for grocery store workers on the frontlines of this crisis.
Several councilmembers are calling on Mayor Bowser to declare grocery, pharmacy, and food processing workers as “first responders.”
With confirmed cases in DC stores, union calls for testing, treatment and protective equipment for grocery workers.
Our union has negotiated changes to our Health & Welfare plans to ensure all testing services related to COVID-19 are free at no cost to you.
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