Pa. House, Senate bills would mandate protections, sick leave for meatpacking, food processing workers

BY: - April 28, 2021

Like hundreds of thousands of Americans, Carmen Dominguez has seen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic up close. A union steward at a JBS beef plant in Souderton, Montgomery County, Dominguez saw two of her colleagues die from the virus as it began its deadly sweep across the commonwealth last spring. On Wednesday, she traveled […]

Pa.’s Casey, Dems warn Trump that his order to keep meat plants open imperils workers

BY: - May 5, 2020

The Democratic senators accused the administration of refusing to use its existing authority to keep workers safe amid an outbreak at the plants.