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Retail and restaurant workers worry about safety as states ease mask rules

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Service workers are balancing the anticipation of better earnings with concerns about keeping themselves safe as states ease restrictions.
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Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease mask rules

Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease mask rules

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

JACKSON, Mississippi - Leo Carney worries that bigger crowds and mask-less diners could endanger workers at the Biloxi, Mississippi, seafood restaurant where he manages the kitchen. Maribel Cornejo, who earns $9.85 an hour as a McDonald's cook in Houston, can't afford to get sick and frets co-workers will become more lax about wearing masks, even though the fast food company requires them.
As more jurisdictions join Texas, Mississippi and other states in lifting mask mandates and easing restrictions on businesses, many essential workers - including bartenders, restaurant servers and retail...
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