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U.S. Retailers End “Hero Pay” for Essential Workers Amid Record Coronavirus Surge

HeadlineJul 15, 2020

In labor news, major U.S. retailers have quietly ended hazard pay for essential workers, even as the U.S. coronavirus epidemic reaches new heights. Amazon, Albertsons, Kroger and Stop & Shop have all ended so-called hero pay, even as many workers have seen their risk of infection rise.

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