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Jessica
Henry
Wanda
Faith
Rita
Dekembe

North Carolina

Essential Not

Essential Not

Expendable

Expendable

Collecting video stories from frontline workers

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Companies are cutting corners and risking our lives.Companies are cutting corners and risking our lives.

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We are essential – but they’re not showing us that we are.
We are essential – but they’re not showing us that we are.

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It's Hard to survive on wages without hazard pay or even proper PPE to keep safe.
It's Hard to survive on wages without hazard pay or even proper PPE to keep safe.

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We're on the frontlines of Covid-19. We need a coice in setting health and safety rules.We're on the frontlines of Covid-19. we need a voice in setting health and safety rules.

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We are essential, yet we face dangerous working conditions throughout North Carolina. If you’re an essential worker, submit your video testimonial here.
Is your employer providing you appropriate protective personal equipment like masks and gloves?
Are you able to stay home if you’re sick? Do you get paid sick leave?
Have you been exposed to coronavirus at work? If so, were you able to get tested?
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Essential workers of North Carolina have shared their experiences during the pandemic.
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