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California’s Prop 22 Was Just The Beginning

In the relative cover of the holiday lull, Southern California grocery stores under the umbrella of the Albertsons Companies quietly eliminated a chunk of their workforce. Albertsons president Vivek Sankaran had spent much of the pandemic boasting about how well his company treats its frontline workers and how well-positioned his company is to make money as an essential service. And yet, as Knock LA reported last Monday, the company laid off its entire corps of full-time delivery drivers and immediately replaced them with contractors.

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