Worker speaks out about conditions inside packing plant

By Karlha Velásquez Lee el artículo en español en El Perico.comP Paying for her coronavirus test, inhaling noxious chemicals and enduring a continued lack of transparency. That’s the experience of one employee inside one of Nebraska’s hardest-hit meatpacking plants who says employees are still afraid of the coronavirus’ spreading despite protections put in place. “I […]

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“If I could get 500 people at my door this week, I’d get all 500 of them jobs”

As businesses close and applications for unemployment benefits increase by the hundreds, one Omaha staffing agency said it can’t fill jobs in some sectors fast enough. Those industries trying to meet demand on everything from face masks to food packaging, said Carol Neff, co-owner of Remedy Staffing, a franchise of a national private staffing company. […]

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Fuera de La Causa, pero no fuera de combate

Hace más de 150 años, los vagones que transportaban viajeros hacia el oeste llegaron a las últimas colinas a lo largo de las orillas del río Missouri. Al otro lado de esas aguas vieron una tierra nueva y expansiva que esperaban que ofreciera oportunidades y libertad. Y a través de las dificultades del clima frío […]

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