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Richmond passes grocery employee ‘danger pay’ regulation

Richmond passes grocery employee ‘danger pay’ regulation

Politics
RICHMOND — Grocery retailer employees in Richmond will sign up for the ones in dozens of alternative towns which can be entitled to an additional few bucks of “danger pay” for the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Richmond Town Council unanimously handed an emergency ordinance to require massive grocers to pay an additional $5 consistent with hour in danger pay for all part-time and full-time workers till Richmond’s COVID-19 possibility stage drops to the “minimum” or yellow tier underneath the state’s well being orders or after 90 days from the adoption of the ordinance — whichever comes first. As it’s an emergency ordinance, it takes impact right away after the council licensed it throughout its assembly Tuesday. Now not all grocers must conform to the ordinance. It applies to very l...
Police arrest lady for allegedly hitting a cafe employee, making racist feedback

Police arrest lady for allegedly hitting a cafe employee, making racist feedback

Politics
MOUNTAIN VIEW — A girl used to be arrested early Saturday after she struck a cafe employee and made racist feedback towards them, police mentioned. Officials replied at about 7 a.m. to the McDonald’s at the 900 block of El Monte Street on studies that an individual used to be refusing to depart the eating place. When police arrived, McDonald’s employees known the 40-year-old lady and mentioned she had hit an worker and had made a number of remarks towards them degrading their ethnicity. The girl allegedly made disparaging remarks towards the Latino employee who she hit. She additionally made equivalent commentary in entrance of officials on scene, police mentioned. The worker who used to be hit refused clinical consideration and used to be now not critically injured. The girl, who polic...