Foster Farms Sued By Farm Workers After COVID Outbreaks

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Foster Farms is being sued by a farm workers’ union after a series of COVID-19 outbreaks.

“Foster Farms is now facing a lawsuit and possible restraining order after nearly 400 of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic and at least eight have died.

Now the United Farm Workers Union has asked in a lawsuit for an immediate temporary restraining order in an attempt to force the chicken processing plant to follow state health regulations.

The Foster Farms meatpacking plant in Livingston remains on Merced County’s ‘active outbreak’ list. Since the start of the pandemic, it has been the site of hundreds of COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths.” [READ MORE]

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