The workers are protesting the company’s decision to keep the warehouse open even after someone tested positive for coronavirus last week.READ MORE: Lionel Virgile Accused Of Throwing Bleach In Officer's Face, Tossing Lit Molotov Cocktail At Other Officers In Brooklyn
The employees say up to six other cases have also been confirmed. They want the building closed and sanitized.
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Meanwhile, some Instacart workers say their planned strike is still on for today.READ MORE: Producer Scott Rudin Will 'Step Back' From Broadway Duties After Allegations Of Abusive Behavior
The company hires people to shop for groceries.
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On Sunday, it said it would make hand sanitizer available to its shoppers and make it easier for customers to add tips.MORE NEWS: Man Arrested After Allegedly Using Anti-Asian Slurs, Harassing Undercover Officer In Queens
However, employees have additional demands, like disinfectant wipes and sprays, tips of at least 10% per order and hazard pay.