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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 hou…

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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Empty shelves at an H-E-B in Austin on March 13, 2020.

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