Despite social distancing recommendations, grocery store employees must come into close contact with thousands of shoppers every day, often without proper PPE. Now, some stores are calling for their employees to be designated first responders so they can be tested and properly protected.
Workers ratified a new contract with Kroger after walking off the job on Jan. 12.
The union representing employees at King Soopers and City Market has scheduled a walkout over pay and working conditions.
Unvaccinated workers will no longer be eligible to receive up to two weeks paid emergency leave if they become infected.
Twelve people were injured in the shooting at a Memphis-area Kroger, police said.
Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen reportedly collected $22.4 million after axing COVID-19 hazard pay for grocery store workers.
Now Kroger is closing stores where communities are requiring hazard pay.
Bush shot and killed two Black grandparents for no reason other than their perceived race.
If you shop at Ralphs stores in San Diego, Raquel Salorio and her loved ones may be helping you get through the pandemic.
California officials say Kroger-owned stores didn't report illnesses or enforce social-distancing measures. Two workers died of COVID-19.