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Grocery Store Chains Push Back On New Mandates Requiring Hazard Pay For Workers

Grocery store workers across the country are stepping up their fight for hazard pay nearly a year into the pandemic. Seattle, Long Beach, California, and other cities have passed mandates requiring grocery stores to pay workers temporary bonuses.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Roben Farzad, host of public radio’s “Full Disclosure,” about the mandates and why some grocery store chains are pushing back.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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