Kroger, which issued a $2 pay boost at the start of the pandemic, noted that it has already spent about $1.3 billion to reward associates and implement dozens of coronavirus-related safety measures since last March. The California Grocers Association filed a legal challenge to the mandate calling it unconstitutional.
Dr. Kaufman says no one has ever used scientific methods to prove that a novel virus even exists and that, or that it caused illness. This is no small matter. If true, all the lockdowns and masks and social distancing and ventilators and loss of employment and crushing of economies is totally unnecessary.