Stories tagged: "JBS Packerland"


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Wisconsin Reaches 200,000 Coronavirus Infections

OSHA fines meatpacking plant for outbreak. UW poll shows a wider Biden lead in Wisconsin.

Coronavirus Has Been A Boon For Small Wisconsin Meat Producers. But Will It Last?
Coronavirus Has Been A Boon For Small Wisconsin Meat Producers. But Will It Last?

As meat giants like Tyson, JBS, and Smithfield warn of dire meat shortages for big-box stores, local Wisconsin farmers are enjoying the demand.

JBS Coronavirus Death Meatpacking
Pennsylvania Family Sues JBS for Wrongful Death

At least 290 JBS Green Bay workers are infected, thousands more at plants throughout the country.

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Meat Plant Workers Speak Out

Low-wage, frequently Latino workers, are forced to risk their health

JBS Packerland announces it will reopen but will not release the number of employees COVID-19 positive.
JBS Reopens But Will Not Share COVID-19 Numbers

Meatpacker won't share the true scope of the massive outbreak, and now Brown County won't either.

The JBS Packerland meat processing facility in Green Bay, WI
Green Bay Meatpacker Resumes Testing Employees

Now almost 300 of JBS Packerland’s 1,200 employees are COVID-positive

Private companies, county health officials are not reporting numbers of COVID-19 positive workers.
Green Bay Meatpacker Won’t Be Required to Finish Testing Its Workers

Almost a quarter of the 1,200 employees at JBS Packerland have coronavirus, but not all were tested before the plant was shut down.