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Strike Now, Shop Later: Delivery Workers Want More Pay for More Risk

Strike Now, Shop Later: Delivery Workers Want More Pay for More Risk

Skimm This - March 30, 2020 - 14:14

Grocery delivery workers went on strike today. We’ll explain how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the delivery industry and how consumers can respond. Meanwhile: the White House extends social distancing guidelines until the end of April. But it remains up to states to decide how to actually enforce them. We look at a few approaches different states are taking. Also on today’s show: trivia night just got a reboot. Call and leave us a voicemail at: 646-461-6370 to shout-out a loved one or share how you’re helping your community during the pandemic. You might hear your message on the show.

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