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HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA: An online petition protesting H-E-B’s new COVID absence policy is almost at its goal

January 30, 2023

“The petition claims the San Antonio-based grocery chain replaced its previous COVID absence policy with one that penalizes employees who stay home after testing positive for COVID.”

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THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS: H-E-B worker starts petition over grocer’s sick policy after testing positive for COVID

January 24, 2023

“An H-E-B employee has gathered more than 3,800 signatures on an online petition criticizing the retailer’s sickness policy, saying new changes result in workers being “punished for getting sick.”

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SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS: H-E-B employees say new company policy makes them work sick

January 20, 2023

“The employee created a petition on Jan. 12 for both employees and customers to sign after she said she tested positive for the coronavirus but was asked to work anyway.”

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NEWSBREAK: H-E-B employee starts online petition calling for punishment-free sick days

January 17, 2023

“The disgruntled employee has created an online petition to ‘expand the list of approved excuses for absences to include legitimate illness.’ “

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TEEN VOGUE: The 9 to 5 Movement: How Women Got Angry, Got Organized, and Made Labor History

December 27, 2022

“Other contemporary workers’ rights initiatives include, the Fight for $15, One Fair Wage, the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and 9 to 5 is still reaching out to women in every state.”

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