As Covid-19 Deaths Mount in Retail, Walmart Workers Take Matters Into Own Hands With Contact-Tracing
A national labor non-profit on Wednesday launched a virtual tracker for coronavirus cases in Walmart stores around the country, citing the retail giant's inaction in the face of the pandemic in the midst of rising infections and deaths of employees.
"The rise of deaths and infections of Walmart associates show clearly that the company is not only failing to keep its associates and customers safe, but also failing to communicate clearly about store conditions," Michigan Walmart worker Ruby Ann Woolwine said in a statement. "We can't wait for more half-measureswe're taking matters into our own hands to get the information we deserve to know."
Source: The New York Times
The commandant of the Marine Corps has banned the public display of the Confederate battle flag, a symbol that he said had the power to inflame division.
I am mindful that many people believe that flag to be a symbol of heritage and regional pride, Gen. David H. Berger said in a letter dated Monday and addressed to his fellow Marines. But I am also mindful of the feelings of pain and rejection of those who inherited the cultural memory and present effects of the scourge of slavery in our country.
Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/23/us/marine-corps-confederate-flag.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur
We have no bananas today
Profile InformationMember since: Wed Nov 5, 2008, 07:50 PM
Number of posts: 3,426
- 2023 (543)
- 2022 (268)
- 2021 (400)
- 2020 (124)
- 2019 (7)
- 2018 (91)
- 2017 (80)