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9,000 Employees Sick As COVID-19 Overwhelmed Arkansas Workplaces

In working conditions that stress a quick turnaround and have close contact between employees, workers said they were put at risk for catching COVID-19, and legal-aid attorneys and worker-advocacy groups said the state regulatory structure was overwhelmed by the pandemic. read more >
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Unions Sue USDA Over Faster Chicken Plant Production Speeds

A union representing workers at chicken processing plants sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, saying its policy of allowing companies to slaughter birds more quickly endangers workers and makes it difficult to protect against COVID-19. read more >