Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

A truck bearing Weld County insignia sits outside the administrative office entrance at JBS USA on April 8 in Greeley, Colo. A union representing workers at a JBS USA meatpacking plant in Colorado where six workers have died of the coronavirus and hundreds more were infected is protesting a $15,615 fine against the company for failing to provide safe working conditions at the plant in Greeley. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union says JBS failed to protect workers from getting sick and didn’t compensate them for working under the risk of contracting COVID-19.

Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

A truck bearing Weld County insignia sits outside the administrative office entrance at JBS USA on April 8 in Greeley, Colo. A union representing workers at a JBS USA meatpacking plant in Colorado where six workers have died of the coronavirus and hundreds more were infected is protesting a $15,615 fine against the company for failing to provide safe working conditions at the plant in Greeley. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union says JBS failed to protect workers from getting sick and didn’t compensate them for working under the risk of contracting COVID-19.
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