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READ IT NOW: The full amended complaint against Tyson Foods

READ IT NOW: The full amended complaint against Tyson Foods

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While employees were being ordered to work despite an alarming rise in the number of COVID-19 cases at the Waterloo Tyson plant, their supervisors were quietly betting among themselves how many would fall ill with the virus.

That's what a recently amended wrongful death lawsuit alleges, according to court documents.

Read the full complaint here.

Here are other stories The Courier has written about how COVID-19 decimated employees' ranks at the plant.

Tyson Foods will launch weekly coronavirus testing of workers after outbreaks sickened thousands of employees and idled production at several meat plants this spring.

Black Hawk County Health Department officials said there were 1,031 reported cases of COVID-19 among the roughly 2,800 workers at the Tyson Fresh Meats hog-processing facility.


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