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‘They think workers are like dogs.’ How pork plant execs sacrificed safety for profits.  

USA TODAY and the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting spent five months piecing together the pivotal moments in the Triumph Foods outbreak, interviewing more than a dozen current and former workers and examining thousands of pages of government records.

November 11, 2020 | https://investigatemidwest.org/2020/11/11/they-think-workers-are-like-dogs-how-pork-plant-execs-sacrificed-safety-for-profits/

Empleados de la industria cárnica aseguran que la política de asistencia los obliga a trabajar con posibles síntomas de Covid-19

En abril, a pesar de su fiebre, un trabajador de la industria de las empacadoras de carne continuó extrayendo los huesos del cuello de los cerdos en una planta de la compañía JBS en Iowa.

Dos semanas después, dio positivo a Covid-19. Pero mientras tanto, dijo, siguió marcando su entrada debido a un sistema de asistencia sancionador bastante común en las plantas : el sistema de puntos.

October 23, 2020 | https://investigatemidwest.org/2020/10/23/empleados-de-la-industria-carnica-aseguran-que-la-politica-de-asistencia-los-obliga-a-trabajar-con-posibles-sintomas-de-covid-19/

About The Center

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting is an independent, nonprofit newsroom devoted to educating the public about crucial issues in the Midwest with a special focus on agribusiness and related topics such as government programs, environment and energy.

May 4, 2010 | https://investigatemidwest.org/about/

Con pocas medidas de protección ante el COVID-19, los trabajadores agrícolas se enfrentan a una dura decisión: salvaguardar sus vidas o conservar la estabilidad financiera.

Traducido por Beatriz Oliva 

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Pedro Cabrera Flores, de 70 años, pasó los últimos ocho veranos empacando ejotes en latas, en la ciudad de Gillett en el estado de Wisconsin.

September 23, 2020 | https://investigatemidwest.org/2020/09/23/con-pocas-medidas-de-proteccion-ante-el-covid-19-los-trabajadores-agricolas-se-enfrentan-a-una-dura-decision-salvaguardar-sus-vidas-o-conservar-la-estabilidad-financiera/

With no guaranteed protections from COVID-19, agricultural workers face tough decision: protect their lives or retain financial security

Some states have enforced rules to prevent COVID-19's spread among farmworkers, but the federal government hasn't done so, leaving many workers unprotected, advocates said.

September 21, 2020 | https://investigatemidwest.org/2020/09/21/with-no-guaranteed-protections-from-covid-19-agricultural-workers-face-tough-decision-protect-their-lives-or-retain-financial-security/