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Monday, June 30, 2008

Moyers and EXPOSÉ Examine Worker Safety in the Poultry Industry

On Friday, Bill Moyer's Journal and EXPOSÉ showed what goes on inside America's poultry industry, which employs almost a quarter million workers nationwide many of whom are immigrants. The report revealed the reality of working conditions and how official statistics showing a drop in workplace injuries may have been the result of deceptive reporting.

Injury rates reported at America's poultry plants have dropped dramatically in recent years, and so have workplace safety inspections. Are regulators rewarding companies for inaccurate reporting of injuries? Bill Moyers Journal and Expose: America's Investigative Reports take a look at America’s Poultry Industry.

The video can be viewed by linking here and the transcript here. A podcast of the report can be downloaded here.


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