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Tyson Managers Suspended After Allegedly Betting If Workers Would Contract COVID

By: Vanessa Romo
Source: National Public Radio
Date of Publication: November 19th, 2020
Tyson Foods Inc., which says it produces 20% of the beef, pork and chicken in the U.S., has suspended managers at an Iowa plant accused of participating in a betting pool on how many employees would become ill with COVID-19.
Amazon reports over 19,000, or 1.44%, of U.S. frontline employees had COVID-19

Amazon reports over 19,000, or 1.44%, of U.S. frontline employees had COVID-19

By: Jeffrey Dastin
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 1st, 2020
Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said more than 19,000 of its U.S. frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year, or 1.44% of the total, a disclosure sought by labor advocates who have criticized the COVID-19 response of the world’s largest online retailer.
Sources: Bucks, Kings shut practice facilities after receiving coronavirus test results

Sources: Bucks, Kings shut practice facilities after receiving coronavirus test results

By: Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears
Source: ESPN
Date of Publication: July 5th, 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings shut down their practice facilities Sunday, sources told ESPN, after receiving the results of a recent round of testing for the coronavirus.
Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

By: Faiz Siddiqui
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: June 9th, 2020
Chief executive Elon Musk defied a public health order so his company could resume building cars in Fremont, Calif., last month.
The meat industry is trying to get back to normal. But workers are still getting sick — and shortages may get worse.

The meat industry is trying to get back to normal. But workers are still getting sick — and shortages may get worse.

By: Taylor Telford
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: June 8th, 2020
There are now more than 11,000 coronavirus cases tied to Tyson Foods, Smithfield Foods and JBS