Workers at Minnesota’s largest meat-processing plants who filed for worker’s compensation after contracting COVID-19 say they haven’t been paid yet. The facilities where some of the state’s biggest outbreaks have been have filed 935 claims. Local worker’s compensation attorney John Malone with Malone & Atchison says it seems the issue is that meat plant managers are applying a blanket policy, rather than individually judging each case.
No Workers Comp Paid So Far At Minnesota Meatpacking Plants
By Ashley Hanley|2021-02-23T06:11:22-06:00February 23rd, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!