Poultry Plant

A Foster Farms chicken processing plant in California must supply face masks to workers, conduct temperature and health screenings before anyone can enter the plant, and follow other precautions to protect employees from Covid-19, a Merced County judge ruled Wednesday. More than 400 employees have contracted the virus since June, according to a complaint filed by the United Farm Workers of America.

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Union Fees

The Seventh Circuit upheld a teacher’s class action suit seeking recovery of “fair-share fees” he made under protest to the Chicago Teachers Union before a U.S. Supreme Court decision concluded the extraction of such fees from non-union members was unconstitutional. The teacher requested the circuit court affirm the dismissal so that he can appeal to the Supreme Court.

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