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April 19, 2021

In Victory For Unions, District Judge Vacates Pork Line-Speed Waivers

April 1, 2021 at 6:21 PM
A federal district judge has scrapped the Trump Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) line-speed waiver for some pork slaughterhouses over its refusal to consider threats to worker safety during the rulemaking process -- a win for unions that said the policy was unlawful -- and is giving the Biden administration 90 days to decide its next steps. In a March 31 decision , Judge Joan N. Ericksen of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, vacates provisions in the...

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