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Workers line up to enter the Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Logansport, Ind., Thursday, May 7, 2020. In Cass County, home to the Tyson plant, confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 1,500. That’s given the county — home to about 38,000 residents — one of the nation’s highest per-capita infection rates. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

As Trump urges reopening, thousands getting sick on the job

May. 12, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as President Donald Trump urges getting people back to work and reopening the economy, an Associated Press analysis shows thousands of people are getting sick from COVID-19 on the job. Recent figures show a surge of infections in meatpacking and poultry-processing plants. There's been...

US Steel expects to lay off 2,700 as virus reduces demand

May. 1, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — U.S. Steel expects to lay off roughly 2,700 employees as the demand for iron and steel drops during the coronavirus pandemic, the company said. The Pittsburgh-based steelmaker, one of the nation's largest, announced its plans in a filing Thursday, the same day it reported a first-quarter...