Hazard pay proposal approved by Los Angeles City Council

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a hazard pay proposal calling for an extra $5 an hour for grocery store workers and retail pharmacy workers at companies with more than 300 employees nationwide. The measure would last until Los Angeles County drops to the lowest of California's COVID-19 risk levels. DeMarco Morgan of CBS Los Angeles has more.

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- The LA city council has approved a proposal for hazard pay. The measure calls for an extra $5 an hour for grocery store workers and retail pharmacy workers at companies with more than 300 employees nationwide until LA County drops to the lowest coronavirus tier. Now, a similar measure passed in Long Beach which led to Kroger announcing two store closures. The city's chief legislative analyst warns the same could happen in LA.