COVID-19 & Grocery Store Worker Safety

Three key businesses remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic in America, banks, drugs stores and grocery stores. They are considered essential for communities across the nation as people continue to stay home and remain socially distant.  But the workers… stocking shelves and at the cash registers… are rarely socially distant from customers and often at risk.

Just last week… 27 year old Lelani Jordan died from the coronavirus.  She was a customer greeter at Giant Foods in Largo, Maryland.

We discuss what’s being done to protect those grocery story workers and their customers.

Part 1

Part 2


Mark Federici, President, United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 400 (Left)

Michelle Lee, Member, United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 400, Giant Foods cashier (Right)