- Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 - http://cwstrategies.staffingindustry.com -

Cal/OSHA fines meatpacking plant, staffing firm for workers’ Covid-19 exposures

A California meatpacking plant has been fined for allegedly not protecting workers from coronavirus, after more than 300 cases of the disease and a number of hospitalizations were reported, according to Newsweek [1].

Smithfield Foods, owner of the Farmer John meatpacking plant in Vernon, California, and temporary staffing provider CitiStaff Solutions were fined almost $105,000 in total after an investigation, according to Newsweek. The story is available online [1].