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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 […]

Limited workplace protections, packaging woes could stress food supplies, lawmakers worry 

BY: - April 22, 2020

More face masks and flexible food packaging are needed to keep Pennsylvania’s grocery stores in stock, legislative leaders warned Wednesday.

Who should determine how much booze costs in Pennsylvania: a formula or the liquor board? 

BY: - September 10, 2019

A practice known as flexible pricing is still unpopular with liquor producers.