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Coronavirus in Texas

Grocery workers are risking their health during the pandemic to keep stores open. They want better pay and protections.

Union members are advocating for government benefits like priority child care and better access to testing. Workers also want hazard pay and expanded sick leave policies.

Shoppers line up with carts outside an H-E-B prior to opening. The COVID-19 outbreak has caused HEB to shorten its store hours in order to restock its inventory and better serve customers. March 21, 2020.
Empty shelves at an H-E-B in Austin on March 13, 2020.

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