Sen. Vargas leads effort to protect meatpacking workers

Press   Posted by Tony Vargas · April 09, 2020

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Vargas, the Legislature's only Latino senator, said he hears from family members who are worried about the danger that's now present on production lines where workers cannot maintain the 6 feet of separation recommended as a shield against infection by the deadly virus.

"Their loved ones working in packing plants face some of the dangers that are no different than being on the front lines in the hospital system or as first responders," he said.

Full story from the Lincoln Journal Star here.

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