Since the policy’s implementation in January, the city has seen multiple supermarket shutdowns and backlash from local activists.
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About two dozen activists gather Sunday afternoon outside a Ralphs location in Long Beach to protest the store’s parent company in its decision to close two grocery stores in the city.
Long Beach City Council to aid grocery workers with extra $4 per hour hazard pay, revisit affordable housing initiative
In an unanimous vote, the council has decided to implement hazard pay for employees of grocery chains in Long Beach as they remain at risk of contracting COVID-19 while at work. The council also voted to move forward with an initiative to implement housing in the city for lower-income residents.
Grocery workers may receive an extra ‘$160 a week’ after Long Beach City Council votes to restore ‘Hero Pay’
Grocery store workers could earn an extra $4 an hour after the Long Beach City Council voted to have the City Attorney draft a new ordinance Tuesday evening that would reinstate hazard pay wages.