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Meatpacking union: 44 COVID-19 deaths among workers

Seattle Times Thursday, 28 May 2020
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — At least 44 meatpacking workers in the U.S. have died from the new coronavirus and another 3,000 have tested positive, according to an estimate released Thursday by the largest union representing workers. Meat processing plants have become hot spots for infections in communities across the country, but most have stayed […]
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The US's largest workers' union said Thursday more than 3,000 meatpacking workers have tested positive for COVID-19. 44 workers have died in the pandemic so far. According to Reuters, the announcement reflects an increasing toll on plan employees. Meat processors like Tyson Foods Inc, WH Group’s...

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