Our Grocery Workers Deserve Better

Nine in 10 registered voters consider food supply chain workers “essential” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 didn’t really hit home for me until a few days ago, when I had a talk with one of my old coworkers at the local Safeway. She was normally the most talkative person in the whole store, always wearing a bright smile overflowing with bubbly spirt. Waiting my turn at checkout, I noticed right away something was off. Her visage was grim and she looked absolutely haggard. She was trying to be friendly with the customer in…