Poultry Workers Walk Out In Arkansas To Protest COVID-19 Conditions

By Olivia Paschal and Rachell Sanchez-Smith, Facing South. -

On the morning of Dec. 8, about 30 workers at a George's poultry plant in Springdale, Arkansas, staged a walkout to protest their working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The family-owned [...]

Meatpacking Workers Continue To Struggle During The Pandemic

By Connor Goodwin, American Prospect. -

Five thousand plant workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nebraska, representing nearly 20 percent of cases statewide, and at least 21 of those workers have died. Plants predominantly [...]

Immigrant Meatpackers Fightback Against Intimidation And Death Traps

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

As COVID-19 ravages communities across the U.S., many experts agree that meatpacking plants, where employees work shoulder-to-shoulder, are the next ground zero for the spread of COVID-19. In [...]