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Walmart Workers Help Launch COVID-19 Tracer Site Following Employee Fatalities
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Walmart Workers Help Launch COVID-19 Tracer Site Following Employee Fatalities

New York, NY – Walmart workers and associates have launched a new website that will allow them to upload and read in real time the number of suspected Covid-19 infections in their store and surrounding area.  The non-profit United for Respect that represents Walmart associates said they created the areyousafe.work site because of the alarming…

Deaths of Walmart Workers Intensify Demands for Real Protections and Paid Time Off in Face of Pandemic
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Deaths of Walmart Workers Intensify Demands for Real Protections and Paid Time Off in Face of Pandemic

New York, NY – Walmart associates are calling on the mega-company to start providing protective equipment and enforce social distancing in its 5,000 stores nationwide, after associates Philip Thomas and Wanda Evans both perished after contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus. Five associates spoke to the media on Friday, April 10, to tell their individual stories about…