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 Lula & the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball. He spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian and was labeled by the New York Times as an "abrasive gadfly" for exposing within the labor movement. Raised in a UE union family in Pittsburgh, Elk was illegally for union organizing at Politico in 2015 and used his NLRB settlement to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and is fluent in both Pittsburghese and Portuguese, which he learned when attending journalism school at PUC-Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]