What It's Like For Grocery Workers On The Front Lines Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Apr 2, 2020

Grocery workers play an even more vital role in our lives amid this COVID-19 global pandemic. But what is life like for them? On Cincinnati Edition, we examine the conditions these workers are under and what kind of protections and compensation they are receiving during a time of increased demands on the industry.

We're joined by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 75 President Kevin Garvey and Director of Organizing, Political and Legislative Affairs Bill Benner to discuss the push to get grocery workers designated at "first responders." Think Progress Founder and Popular Information author Judd Legum also joined us to discuss his reporting on Kroger's sick leave policy. And we have responses from Ohio Grocers Association President and CEO Kristin Mullins; and The Kroger Company Group Vice President of Corporate Affairs Keith Dailey.

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