Bloomberg Law
April 2, 2020, 9:36 PMUpdated: April 2, 2020, 10:11 PM

Instacart Workers to Get Health Kits During Virus Pandemic (1)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

Instacart announced it would give its full-service shoppers free health and safety kits, which include face masks, hand sanitizer, and thermometers, as a precaution during the coronavirus outbreak.

The food delivery platform has seen a surge in business as more people avoid stores because of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus. The company considers full-service shoppers who pick and up also deliver groceries independent contractors. In-store shoppers, who are considered part-time employees and don’t make deliveries, will receive masks from the retail locations where the platform operates, the company said in a statement.

Instacart has 250,000 active full-service shoppers ...

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