Protect meatpacking plant workers and our food supply
May 7, 2020
Center for Rural Affairs
Meatpacking plants across the state 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 is endangering our food supply and our entire communities. People 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 beca...