LA County Adopts Ordinance Requiring $5 Hero Pay For Grocery Workers

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to adopt an ordinance requiring national grocery and drug retail employers in unincorporated areas of the county to pay workers an additional $5 per hour in hazard pay for the next 120 days.

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- Board of supervisors approved an ordinance today that requires grocery and drug retail employers to provide hero pay, which is an additional $5 per hour to employees working frontline positions as compensation for the hazards they continue to face during the pandemic. The ordinance applies to stores with more than 10 workers on site.