Grocery strikes spike at Whole Foods, Instacart and Amazon as fear over COVID-19 spreads

Both grocery and delivery workers are holding strikes and walkouts this week as concerns over dangerous work conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic intensify.Employees at Amazon and Instacart went on strike Monday, while Amazon-owned Whole Foods employees are planning a walkout Tuesday.Staff at all three organizations — which do not have unions — are petitioning for safer work conditions, better pay to make up for their increased risk and extended sick leave protections.The strikes come as grocery workers become increasingly worried about their safety. An Albertsons employee in Escondido and ...


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