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AJC: Some Georgia Workers Say Employers Not Ensuring Safety Amid Pandemic


For 22 years Greg Dowis, a sanitation worker in Cumming, has been collecting trash and waste for Republic Services from residences and most recently, hospitals and apartment complexes. He said that the company is not providing basic supplies like cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer, items that most people took for granted months ago. He also said they had not been provided puncture-proof gloves, masks, hazard suits or face shields.