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August 8, 2020

Workers’ Suit Claims OSHA Neglected Virus Infection Risk At Meat Plant

July 27, 2020 at 6:33 PM
Workers at a Pennsylvania meat-packing plant are suing OSHA for what they say is the agency’s unlawful failure to respond to complaints of “imminent” danger of COVID-19 infection at the facility, arguing that the OSH Act gives the agency no choice but to quickly inspect the facility or to formally reject the complaint as unwarranted. The suit , brought by anonymous employees of the Maid-Rite meat plant in Dunmore, PA, marks a break from other COVID-19 litigation that has focused...

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