Grocery Workers Seek Protections for Public and Themselves amid Coronavirus Crisis


MYRTLE BEACH, SC – SEPTEMBER 12: The bread shelves are bare in a grocery store as people stock up on food ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence slowed its approach to the U.S. today and was expected to turn south, stalling along the North […]

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 7, contacted Colorado Governor, Jared Polis Tuesday in an effort to ensure the safety of Colorado’s food supply, the workforce that delivers it, and the general public.

Local 7 President Kim Cordova requested Governor Polis a new executive order implemented needed changes to the first step emergency regulations enacted last week. President Cordova has stated, “The Union is actively attempting to collaborate and coordinate with Colorado’s employers to ensure an effective and safe response to this ever-changing crisis.”

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