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RSS FeedsCindy Lange-Kubick: `She would like a job where something like this wouldnīt happen to her`
(World News USA)

 
 

17 november 2019 14:36:39

 
Cindy Lange-Kubick: `She would like a job where something like this wouldnīt happen to her`
(World News USA)
 


Gloria Sarmiento scrolls through her phone, pulling up photos of injured meatpacking workers as we head out of Lincoln - her Nebraska Appleseed colleague Magdalena `Maggie` Cazarez driving us north. A long, jagged scar snaking up a forearm. A swollen hand with disfigured fingers. A video of a woman pulling thin blue gloves from a box, attempting to fold them into pairs with one hand. `She can only use one hand,` Gloria says from the backseat. `She canīt make a fist, and then when itīs cold it hurts her.` She says the womanīs employer doesnīt want to pay worker compensation, even though she was injured on the job. `And if you are at home, no pay.` Folding gloves is the job they gave her,...


 
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