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Joined on 16 October, 2017
I am so tired of people's excuses that amount to giving up on people living in poverty who can't wait any longer for us to raise the wage.
I’m so tired of politicians talking about shit and not fighting for it anywhere but Twitter. Also it’s 15 dollars an hour which is still not a livable wage.
NEW: @Kroger is the U.S.’s largest grocery chain. It has made $2.9 BILLION in pandemic profits.
Now it’s shuttering stores in multiple states just to avoid giving employees $4/hour hazard pay.
We spoke to the Kroger workers who are about to lose their jobs.
Replying to @JonahFurman: Kroger would rather create food deserts than pay its workers. This is the for-profit system in all its glory. The free mar…
@BenBonnema Hi Ben, I worked at TJs and was sent home without pay for asking to wear gloves at the register during the first wave They also would not let us wear masks for fear that it would "scare the customers." I filed an OSHA complaint, received back pay, and spoke to the press.
Other stores aren't doing this. Trader Joe's reacted to the Seattle mandate by extending hazard pay nationwide.
And Kroger actually announced $2/hour 'hero pay' for workers back in April 2020, before the height of the pandemic.
But they ended the program after one month.
Seattle passed a law this month requiring grocery stores provide workers $4/hr hazard pay. Long Beach passed a similar law last month.
@Kroger responded by deciding to close 2 stores in each city and warning other cities they’d do the same if forced to pay workers more.
I’m going to start teaching English as a Second Language again. As per how I usually do it, these classes are free but people can donate or tip as they are able. I’m able to teach conversation, business English, writing, reading, vocabulary or any variation. If anyone would like
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