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LISTEN: Stop & Shop Unions Protest The End Of 'Hero' Pay

Jul 15, 2020

A union representing thousands of workers at Stop & Shop grocery stores around New England says it will file charges against the chain with the National Labor Relations Board. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union says the decision to end additional hazard pay -- or so-called “hero” pay -- for front-line workers at the beginning of July in this time of pandemic is “inexcusable.” 

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Connecticut Public Radio’s All Things Considered host, John Henry Smith, spoke with Mark Espinosa, president of UFCW Local 919 Connecticut. 

Hear the interview below: