July 6, 2020
Judge Weighs Worker Safety In USDA Bid To Remand Slaughterhouse Rule
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking remand from a federal district court to reconsider its rule allowing higher line speeds at some swine slaughterhouses after a judge faulted its consideration of worker safety risks, but labor groups challenging the policy oppose the reconsideration and say it would be a sham. The two sides in United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local No. 663, et al., v. USDA are at odds over whether a remand of the agency’s Food...
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