Retail workers in New York City and their representatives are raising their voices, as rampant shoplifting and violent attacks on store employees continue. Business owners are reacting strongly to a statement by state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie saying that he didn’t believe in raising penalties on the criminals who commit these acts. Nelson Eusebio, head of the National Supermarket Association and Coalition to Save our Supermarkets, was angry at the statement by Heastie, saying, “It’s open season on retail workers in the city.” One employee at a CVS said workers say, “Now the items get locked up and the people don’t.”

Read the full story by Carl Campanile, Kevin Sheehan and Emily Crane for the New York Post, publishe here:


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