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PCC Markets Changes Course in Seattle, Offers Temporary Hazard Pay Raise

PCC Community Markets submits proposal to UFCW Local 21 that would institute a $4-per-hour temporary appreciation pay raise for all union-represented staff in the Puget Sound area.

Wellness

COVID-19 May Change the Future of Food

The Lempert Report: What happens when we shift our eating habits from enjoyment and pleasure to basically eating for sustenance alone?

The SVP shares how being a family-owned grocery business influenced its pandemic response.

Trader Joe’s increases its “thank you” wage from $2 to $4 an hour, and extends paid sick leave in wake of government-mandated hazard pay ordinances.

Walmart says its pharmacies are ready to go; FMI praises the move to expand vaccination access.

Retailer responds to fallout over two Southern California store closures following Long Beach City Council’s approval of a $4-an-hour hazard pay ordinance.

The retailer’s small-format concept supported its metro Detroit community by offering delivery through Shipt, partnering with local restaurants and supplying local hospital workers with free drinks and snacks.

In the wake of new hazard pay ordinances in a number of California cities and Seattle, PCC Community Markets is urging Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan to focus on grocery worker vaccine access rather than pay increases.

Waiting on COVID-19 vaccines, SpartanNash announces policies and protocols for vaccine distribution.

New hazard pay ordinances in California and Seattle mark the first time such policies have been government-mandated, rather than government-funded or voluntarily employer-provided, says new study from Brookings Institution.

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