Protect meatpacking plant workers and our food supply
Last updated 5/7/2020 at 10:15am
Meatpacking plants across the country have become COVID-19 hotspots, and the struggles faced by the people working inside are apparent and alarming.
Our friends and neighbors are being asked to risk their health, safety, and lives without vital protections on the job which, in turn, is endangering our food supply and our entire communities. People working in meat and poultry plants continue to be asked to work shoulder to shoulder without critical protections and they are getting sicker and sicker as a result.
The spread of COVID-19 in meatpacking communities is happening because meatpackin...