For years, Oxfam has been working with a broad coalition of organizations to pressure the poultry industry to make changes in the way it treats processing workers.
A “disfiguring” amputation at a Tyson plant in Texas led OSHA to discover the nation’s largest poultry company endangers workers by exposing them unnecessarily to serious hazards.
Last week, OSHA released findings from an investigation into a plant in Florida, owned by Pilgrim’s Pride, the second largest poultry company in the country. They found 14 “serious” violations and several less than serious.
Why is Oxfam—an international humanitarian and development organization—talking about poultry workers in the US?
Oxfam’s mission is to support the efforts of people around the world who are working to lift themselves out of poverty. This includes people in our own country who are struggling to stay afloat in an increasingly unequal economy.
Poultry workers need you to continue to spread the word about life inside America's poultry plants, so we've compiled answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.
In a shocking new report, poultry workers reveal the grim reality of life inside America’s poultry plants: they are routinely denied adequate bathroom breaks.