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Tyson Foods to spend $50M on bonuses at its meat plants

Dec. 06, 2021 12:24 PM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods said Monday that it plans to spend roughly $50 million on year-end bonuses for over 80,000 hourly workers at its meatpacking plants that will give them between $300 and $700 apiece. Those bonuses are on top of wage increases the company has...

This Week: Tyson Foods, Walmart, Victoria's Secret earnings

Nov. 15, 2021 01:05 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Tyson Foods Tyson Foods reports its fourth-quarter results Monday. The Arkansas-based meat packer is expected to say it earned $2.09 a share in the quarter, up from...

States challenge Biden's vaccine mandate for health workers

Nov. 10, 2021 18:46 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A coalition of 10 states sued the federal government on Wednesday to try to block a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care workers, marking a new front in the resistance by Republican-led states to the pandemic policies of President Joe Biden's...

US mandates vaccines or tests for big companies by Jan. 4

Nov. 04, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules issued Thursday. The new requirements are the Biden administration’s...

Democratic Kansas governor questions Biden vaccine mandates

Nov. 04, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

LAKE QUIVIRA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly argued Thursday that mandates like those from the federal government for vaccinating workers against COVID-19 “tend not to work," as the Democrat's made her first public statements on the rules heading into a difficult reelection campaign...

Tyson Foods to create 450 jobs at Bowling Green facility

Oct. 29, 2021 03:07 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tyson Foods is moving ahead with plans for a $355 million manufacturing operation that will create 450 full-time jobs in Bowling Green, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said. The company will build the facility in the Kentucky Transpark for production of...

Report: At least 59,000 meat workers caught COVID, 269 died

Oct. 27, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At least 59,000 meatpacking workers caught COVID-19 and 269 workers died when the virus tore through the industry last year, which is significantly more than previously thought, according to a new U.S. House report released Wednesday. The meatpacking...

Meatpacker Tyson: Mandate led 96% of workers to get vaccine

Oct. 26, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Meatpacking giant Tyson Foods says more than 96% of its workers have been vaccinated ahead of the company's Nov. 1 deadline for them to do so. The company based in Springdale, Arkansas, said the number of its 120,000 workers who have been vaccinated...

Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants

Oct. 16, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef at grocery stores kept climbing. He and his neighbors blamed it on...

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

Oct. 12, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issued. The growing...