Child labor violations of employing minors have cost a Minnesota meat plant $30,000 in fines imposed by the U.S. Department of Labor. It is the latest in fines for the meat industry paid for itsContinue Reading Labor Department nabs another child labor violator
Blackstone private equity funds own Packer Sanitation Services Inc. (PSSI), which earlier this year was found violating child labor laws at 13 meat processing plants in eight states.
In some instances, child labor was employed…Continue Reading UFCW offers union contracts to help PSSI assist in the cleanup of the child labor scandal
The “essential” employees who have kept meat and poultry available during the pandemic should be at or near the front of the line for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, on that there is rare agreement up…
Continue Reading Meat, poultry industries united behind vaccine for employees
The unions are down to one issue with the USDA about new inspection protocols for market hogs, and it is not food safety. After tossing out challenges to how USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
Continue Reading USDA gets all but the line speed issue thrown out of court