Grocery Workers Died Feeding the Nation. Now, Their Families Are Left to Pick Up the Pieces.
April 14, 2021
(NBC News) – More than one year after the pandemic first swept across the country, the plight of grocery workers who risked death to keep the country fed has raised questions about retail labor conditions and the responsibility of corporations in worker deaths from the coronavirus. At least 158 grocery workers have died from the virus, with at least 35,100 workers infected or exposed, according to data from the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.