Local Businesses Fulfill Grocery Orders As Online Delivery Services Overwhelmed During PandemicAs the Bay Area shelter-in-place enters its second month, many people are trying to use online grocery delivery services. But many of the services, like Instacart, Safeway grocery delivery and Amazon Fresh, are experiencing overwhelming demand.
Instacart, Amazon Workers Stage 1-Day Strike To Demand Hazard Pay, Protections Against COVID-19Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
Instacart Shoppers Plan Nationwide Strike On Monday Over Coronavirus ConcernsInstacart shoppers say they've been busier than ever during the coronavirus pandemic as many are making grocery runs nearly everyday, but the associated health risks have also become greater than ever.
Instacart Plans To Hire 300,000 As Demand Surges For Grocery Deliveries During Coronavirus OutbreakInstacart is looking to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries as millions of people are urged to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Instacart Offering Deliveries That Don't Require Human Contact Amid Coronavirus FearsAmid fears of the coronavirus, Instacart customers can now choose to have their groceries left at their doorstep to avoid human interaction.
Classification Lawsuits Are Good For San Francisco Job SeekersA major class-action suit has the potential to alter the way San Francisco's on-demand companies do business. And that's good news for the Bay Area workforce.
Whole Foods Teams With SF-Based Instacart For Fast Online Grocery Delivery Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with San Francisco-based Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities.