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September 22, 2020

Democratic State AGs Urge OSHA To Tighten Meatpacking Virus Guide

May 14, 2020 at 4:45 PM
State attorneys general (AGs) from 19 states and the District of Columbia are urging OSHA to tighten and make binding its guidance for how to reduce COVID-19 exposure risks at meatpacking plants, warning President Donald Trump that his order to keep the facilities open will boost infections without stricter mandatory requirements. “The industry’s workers are risking their lives to maintain production in these facilities under extremely unsafe working conditions. Your action purporting to force plants to stay open and employees...

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