Workers’ COVID-19 lawsuits could be quashed under GOP push in Congress

Credit: Joe Brusky CC BY-NC 2.0 We just set up this virtual protest outside McDonald's headquarters in downtown Chicago to stand with workers who are on strike today across the nation, but can't be here in-person due to the pandemic. Workers are demanding a living wage, a union, PPE, hazard pay, sick leave, and an end to gender discrimination, and sexual harassment of workers.
A virtual protest outside McDonald's headquarters in downtown Chicago to stand with workers who were on strike across the nation, but couldn't show up in person due to the pandemic. Workers were demanding a living wage, a union, PPE, hazard pay, sick leave, and an end to gender discrimination, and sexual harassment of workers. Credit: Joe Brusky May 2020 CC BY-NC 2.0

WASHINGTON—A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with a Tyson meat packing facility in Iowa alleged that managers secretly took bets on how many employees would get sick from COVID-19.