Meatpacking companies aren't worried about COVID-19 lawsuits—Team Trump has their back
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Meatpacking giant Smithfield Foods has seen coronavirus outbreaks at one plant after another, but its lawyers don’t seem too worried about liability. After all, the company has a powerful backer for its right to do whatever harm it wants to its workers: the Trump administration. 

At an April 30 hearing in a lawsuit against Smithfield for failing to protect workers in even the most basic ways, HuffPost reports, a lawyer for the company told the judge that the Department of Labor would offer...

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