Instacart, Amazon, Target, Whole Foods workers plan to strike Friday

Protesting conditions amid the coronaviruspandemic, workers at Amazon, Instacart, Target and Whole Foods plan to go on a nationwide strike on May 1, expected to be the largest such protest of its kind.As part of Essential Worker’s Day, and set to coincide with International Worker’s Day, employees at six companies will go on strike and walk out from work, protesting what they see as paltry protections for them against the virus and few assurances for their jobs.One of the national organizers is Christian Smalls, a former worker at the Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, who was fired l…

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