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Los Angeles Times: L.A. County could mandate ‘hero pay’ for some grocery, drugstore workers

Grocery and retail drugstore employees who work in unincorporated Los Angeles County could see a pay bump of $5 an hour if the county Board of Supervisors approves a “hero pay” ordinance later this month. The measure was quickly opposed by grocery industry leaders, who said it could require stores to raise prices at a […]

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CGA Letter to LA County Supervisor Solis: Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers

Dear Supervisor Solis, On behalf of Los Angeles County grocers, I write with concerns about the recommendation regarding hazard pay to grocery workers. Our industry shares your appreciation for critical infrastructure employees across the grocery spectrum. This is why grocery companies were at the forefront of implementing COVID-19 safety protocols, before being asked to do […]