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PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: I’m back at work and I don’t feel safe. What can I do?

June 24, 2020

“…[M]any of those being called back are concerned about health, safety, and other conditions on the job, just as essential workers experienced during the most restrictive phases of the city’s lockdown.”

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NBC: As Starbucks locations reopen nationwide, workers question why they should risk their life ‘for a frappuccino’

May 27, 2020

“Some workers have started online petitions on the nonprofit website Coworker.org calling on the company to close stores, require customers to wear masks or continue pay boosts for working through the pandemic that is set to expire at the end...

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EATER: Who Are We Reopening For?

May 26, 2020

Reopening restaurant dining rooms still puts customers and employees at risk. So why is it happening?

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HUFFINGTON POST: Starbucks Workers Confront The Big Question: Should I Go Back To Work In A Pandemic?

May 10, 2020

“Starbucks employees say the company has now put them in the same predicament facing any other service worker: Work onsite during a pandemic or lose your income.”

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TEXAS OBSERVER: Will Grocery Workers Still Be ‘Heroes’ When COVID-19 Subsides?

May 1, 2020

“In Texas, grocery employees labor for low wages and few benefits. Now they’re part of a nationwide struggle in which workers are fighting for their lives.“

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