Grocery workers may be called “heroes,” but their “hero pay” is disappearing

Mother Jones | May 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Senior citizens line up at dawn waiting for the opening of a Kroger supermarket.
  • Essential workers’ “hero” status is at a crossroads: While Congress considers raising pay for frontline workers, many companies are cutting back on their temporary hazard pay.
  • As more companies end temporary pay raises, Congress is considering boosting pay for frontline workers.