• 9 employees walked off the job at a Maine pizzeria to protest an alleged lack of COVID-19 precautions

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Pizzeria employees in Maine walked off the job Sunday in protest.
    Workers said that their employer wasn't taking COVID-19 precautions seriously.
    Workers across retail have staged walkouts to call out poor conditions.
    Workers at Portland Pie Co. in Portland, Maine walked off the job on January 2 to protest what they say are insufficient COVID-19 safety protocols, Bangor Daily News reported. The chief complaint of the nine workers who walked out on Sunday was not being informed about cases of COVID-19 among staff and little communication about potential exposure, bartender...
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  • Workers at the first unionized Starbucks store walked out on Wednesday, alleging COVID-19 safety issues

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Starbucks workers at a Buffalo, New York store are picketing over safety conditions.
    The workers walked out of the first unionized store in the US on Wednesday.
    Starbucks says it adjusts hours and operations to keep workers safe.
    Workers at the first US unionized Starbucks in Buffalo, New York have walked off the job on Wednesday, Starbucks and the Workers United union confirmed to Insider. The store is currently closed. Workers at the Elmwood location "do not feel safe in our store," Workers United, the union which represents the location, told Insider in a...
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