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Security guards in demand — and stressed

July 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred an enormous demand for security guards, according to an article on the CTV website.

Job descriptions for guards now can include temperature checks in at least one case -- removing bodies from a morgue.

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 333 has increased stress on guards.

The union intervened in one Ontario case where guards were asked to remove bodies from a hospital because funeral home staff did not want to expose themselves to the virus.

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