After Coworker Tests Positive, Los Angeles McDonald’s Restaurant Workers Strike for Second Day, Demand Sick Leave

“Laura Pozos co-worker is hospitalized.
She worked at this McDonald’s on March 30th.
Laura wasn’t told her co-worker tested positive for #covid19. She had to find out from another co-worker.
Today Laura is on strike.”

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]