Since the policy’s implementation in January, the city has seen multiple supermarket shutdowns and backlash from local activists.
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.
Local activists gather at Ralphs to protest Kroger, call for ‘people over profit’ and demand hazard pay
A crowd of about a dozen local activists gathered in front of a Ralphs location in Long Beach to protest its parent company, Kroger Co., in its decision to refrain from distributing “Hero Pay” to its workers.
Councilmembers unanimously voted to establish a Food Security Plan in order to decrease food insecurity within the community.