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July 1, 2022

Judges Reject Employers’ Bid To Defend Scrapped USDA Speed Waivers

June 7, 2022 at 6:45 PM
A federal appeals court has rejected meat producers’ bid to revive litigation over Trump-era line-speed waivers for pork plants, holding that the employers should have tried to intervene in the case while it was still active instead of waiting until the Biden administration decided not to appeal a decision scrapping the program over worker-safety concerns. In a June 7 decision , a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit ruled against the employers in...

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