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US: Meatpacking Workers' Rights Under Threat

Deregulation Will Worsen Hazardous Condition

Wednesday 04 September 2019


(New York, September 4, 2019) – Trump administration policies threaten to worsen the already dangerous conditions for meatpacking workers in the United States, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Trump administration is weakening oversight of chicken, hog, and cattle producers, and lifting limits on production speeds.

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