Essential workers are losing their hazard pay even though the hazard isn’t over

Essential workers are losing their hazard pay even though the hazard isn’t over

In the work of Megan McHonie, social detachment is virtually impossible. As a flower clerk at a King Soopers supermarket in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she comes into close contact with shoppers every day. “When I water outside the plants, the customers don’t stay within a meter of me at all,”…

Companies are giving essential workers bullshit rewards

Companies are giving essential workers bullshit rewards

When the severity of the United States’ coronavirus pandemic caught on in March, Walgreens decided to have his workers wear jeans. It takes almost two weeks for the pharmacy announced it also gave them masks. “The jeans thing I’d say was within a week or two after I was locked…

Essential workers still lack basic safety protections on the job

Essential workers still lack basic safety protections on the job

Anytime a “code purple” is announced at the Walmart Sam Carroll in Oklahoma City, it is a secret signal for employees to wash or sanitize their hands that customers should not pick up. “But when the customers see us cleaning our hands, they usually stick out their hands and I…

Essential checklist for drivers once coronavirus lockdown is lifted

Essential checklist for drivers once coronavirus lockdown is lifted

Many motorists have shifted from driving their car seven days a week to only occasionally get behind the wheel during the coronavirus lock. It is therefore important to ensure that a vehicle is ready to drive before the curbs are lifted and the drivers eventually take to the road. Experts…