2 Long Beach Grocery Stores Shutting Down Saturday Over Hero Pay LawTwo grocery stores in Long Beach will officially shutter Saturday in response to a controversial city law which requires that grocery workers receive an extra $4 per hour during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pico-Robertson Ralphs Closing Over Hazard Pay Mandate, Upsetting Local Jewish CommunityA vote to increase pay for employees at large grocery chains in the city of Los Angeles was met by a decision to close down certain store locations instead of instating "hero pay" during the pandemic.
Kroger To Close 3 Stores In Los Angeles In Response To Approval Of 'Hero Pay' MandateTwo Ralphs stores -- at 9616 West Pico Blvd. and 3300 West Slauson Ave. – and a Food 4 Less at 5420 W. Sunset Blvd. will be shut down on May 15, according to Kroger.
Kroger Giving $100 To Workers Who Get COVID-19 VaccineThe Kroger Company, criticized locally for its planned announcement to close two stores in Long Beach after the city passed an ordinance mandated an extra $4 in hourly pay for grocery workers, is giving $100 to all employees who get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Montebello Sued Over $4 Hazard Pay Hike For Grocery WorkersThe Montebello City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which requires grocery and pharmacy store chains with at least 300 employees nationwide to give their workers a $4 per hour “hero pay” increase for at least the next 180 days.
Ralphs, Food 4 Less To Close Two Long Beach Stores Over Hazard Pay LawLast month, the Long Beach City Council passed an ordinance which requires grocers with at least 300 employees nationwide to provide their employees with an extra $4 per hour in hazard pay.
Ralphs Postpones Vaccination Appointments After LA County Pulls DosesRalphs Pharmacy has postponed upcoming COVID-19 vaccine appointments at its Los Angeles County pharmacies after the Department of Public Health took back thousands of doses intended to go to the grocery store chain.
'We Should Be Doing A Much Better Job': Differences In State, LA County Guidelines Causing COVID-19 Vaccine ConfusionGov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday announced that anyone age 65 and older could sign up for an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, but L.A. County said it was still only vaccinating healthcare workers.
Long Beach Grocery Stores To Pay Workers An Extra $4 Per Hour In Hazard PayGrocers with at least 300 employees nationwide will be required to provide their employees with the extra money for at least the next 120 days.
COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Testing Available At Ralphs PharmaciesResults for the finger-prick blood test are typically available within 15 minutes and will help patients determine if they have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.
LA County Ralphs, Food 4 Less Stores Cited For Failing To Protect Employees From COVID-19Cal/OSHA said Wednesday that four local Ralphs branches and one Food 4 Less branch were cited for various health and safety violations with proposed penalties ranging from $13,500 to $25,560.
Ralphs Suspended Employee For Pepper-Spraying Customer Who Rammed Her With Shopping Cart When Asked To Wear A MaskThe July 15 confrontation happened at the Ralphs on La Brea in the Mid-Wilshire District and was caught on cell phone video.
Ralphs Employee Pepper Sprays Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Woman After Being Asked To Wear Face CoveringCell phone video taken moments after the incident unfolded at the Ralphs in the 200 block of South La Brea Avenue shows the man sitting on the ground, surrounded by milk.
Retailers Can't Spare Change Amid Nationwide Coin ShortageRetailers like Ralphs and Walmart are no longer giving change to customers due to a “significant coin shortage” across the U.S.
Dog Stolen From Outside El Segundo RalphsEl Segundo police have released surveillance photos of the male suspect.