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Line Speed in Meatpacking Plants "Non-Negotiable"

For many years, worker advocates have been arguing that the only way to reduce repetitive strain injuries in meat processing plants is to reduce the speed of the lines. Nebraska Appleseed, a worker advocacy organization based in Lincoln, NE, is renewing that call for the state’s meatpacking plants. But the Lincoln JournalStar reports that they face stiff industry opposition. See the article here.