Poultry plant workers not showing up to work

“A chicken company on Delmarva will be killing nearly two million chickens and not processing them for food because staffing is down amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the plant can’t keep up.”

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]