Essential workers are not just doctors and police officers, but meal preppers

Laureen Asseo, CEO of Fresh n’ Lean, joins us to explain how she is hiring more workers while restaurants are laying off theirs.
3:34 | 03/26/20

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When we hear about essential workers who were still on their jobs during and he's emergency orders we often think of the doctors and police officers with. Neil prepare preparers Lauren a sale of the CEO of freshen lean runs a business and essential workers who are keeping people fat. Tickle. Hi my name's Larry SAL I need founder and CEO expression meaning it ready to eat meal manufacturing company. During this time it's extremely important to us to not all rule insure the safety of our employees but also ensure the safety. Our product that we are delivering to our customers. We are an essential business that during this time we are taking not duty very seriously we are very very fortunate to be in the position that we are in being an essential business. So it in the community Lee do you have a lot of other businesses and companies that are mean to shut their doors. And there are a lot of people that are in need of jobs but not being said we are hiring so during these tough times we do you want to be here for the American people. And we will do our best to ensure that what we are putting out isn't always safe and not meet our ensuring the safety of everybody. Think you. And marine joins us now live thanks so much for joining us Lorraine. You grabbing me so while many people in the restaurant industry are getting laid off your company is hiring just said as much what kind of jobs are you hiring for. We're hiring for averaging Pratt and production and and kitchen John Clayton vegetable prep school pressed opponent workers in the warehouse and he in high janitorial sanitation so. And where hiring pretty much. And every position on in the manufacturing plant courage and do you have any concerns about being able to staff up during this time you think it'll be easy. It never EE but I mean we're not. So much concerned I think with everything going on right now windy here we're hearing so much about people into unfortunate close their doors and it's such a tough time for so many people and so we're trying to I'm you know at much as beach and anyways as these tests are. Yeah and these days if we don't wanna Coakley have to order in or get food delivered what exactly are you doing at extra precautions you may be taking to make sure that the meals deliveries are safe as they can possibly be. So being in any cherry you know ERC government our government agency is on the dated date so me follow and I tried very strict big manufacturing. Rules are these state -- number. I'm an all of our plans so I beat you got it a day obviously right now at an actor concern especially with the staff I'm tonight we'll stay that we. Take and it a lot of extra precautions are stopped everyone is checked clinic and in that building. If anyone showing any time at this type of symptoms you mean they are sent home. And I and we are you know. Following the CDC guidance and giving up much as the Karen the State's eighth but we are taking extra managers when it comes to speak. Skin anti shin and an extra security. Act. A personal favorite go to meals. And I mean ours and an Israeli gang I mean media bias but I do your wallet tightened and nuts and spend most of my time here op but our stamina is great. You know especially didn't eat in neon as the Waterbury is hurting your. Our Lorraine thank you so much for what you're doing and for your time tonight talking with us we appreciate it. Don't matched.

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