WHO'S GOT THE PAIN?

One of the few issues on which supermarket management and organized labor will readily agree is that the task of scanning groceries at the checkout stand has gotten considerably safer in the past 15 or so years.redesigned the checkstand."When scanning was introduced, there was a significant increase in repetitive strain injuries among cashiers, she noted. "But supermarkets started redoing checkstands

One of the few issues on which supermarket management and organized labor will readily agree is that the task of scanning groceries at the checkout stand has gotten considerably safer in the past 15 or so years.

redesigned the checkstand."

When scanning was introduced, there was a significant increase in repetitive strain injuries among cashiers, she noted. "But supermarkets started redoing checkstands in the late 1980s, early 1990s," she said. "Pretty much, you go out there

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