NORTH TEXAS )CBSNEWS.COM) – When COVID-19 pushed grocery stores onto the “front line” of the war against the pandemic, Albertsons sought to have their employees designated as “essential workers.”

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Now, the company is outsourcing some of those jobs to gig workers on platforms such as DoorDash. Albertsons confirmed in a statement that it is moving away from running its own delivery services in certain locations and instead using third-party apps.

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