The Northerner

Corinne Byrne works for Shipt, a food delivery service.

A grocery deliverer’s first-hand experience with COVID-19

The pandemic has created apocalyptic scenes in grocery stores as shelves remain
Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

It’s interesting that the very jobs many consider to be worthless are the ones that are deemed essential during a pandemic. The countless times I’ve overheard people demean employees at Walmart, McDonald’s,...

Noël Waltz works at a grocery store.

‘Scared and tired’: My story of working during a pandemic

Some of us do this work for only $10 an hour
Noël Waltz, Assistant Design Editor May 8, 2020

It was my first day back to work after NKU moved to virtual courses and the quarantine was announced. A woman with neatly styled brown hair and a pearl bracelet comes through my check out line. I scan...

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