Oscar Fernandez has brought a wrongful death suit against Tyson Foods on behalf of his father Isidro Fernandez, who died in April due to complications from Covid-19. The suit alleges that Tyson did not take sufficient measures to protect workers, and that the company encouraged workers to come in while they were sick. Recently, the suit was amended to include troubling allegations about the behaviors of managers within the Waterloo facility. According to new allegations in a lawsuit, Tyson supervisors at a pork processing facility in Waterloo, Iowa took bets on how many workers would get infected with Covid-19, even as they took measures to protect themselves and denied knowledge of the spread of the illness at work. Waterloo facility.
See Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business, November 19, 2020