“It’s not fair,” Anthony Anderson, 49, said at a union meeting on Wednesday. At the start of the pandemic, when city officials and most Takoma residents retreated into their homes, sanitation workers like him were out in the streets, scavenging and meeting strangers, often unprotected. full protection. They saw on the news that they were considered “essential workers,” and now, he said, they want a pay raise that represents that title — “necessary.”
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