Tyson Foods Inc. has terminated the employment of seven plant managers following an investigation into allegations that the managers invested in how many workers at the company's pork factory in Waterloo, Iowa, would acquire COVID-19, Tyson announced Wednesday.  In early November, a group of factory workers filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, claiming in court documents that the plant manager organized "a cash purchase, winner-all-bets game for supervisors and managers to bet on. how many employees would test positive for COVID-19. "
After learning of the allegations, Tyson, Arkansas-based Tyson, hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the allegations. Along with the layoffs, the company has created new communication channels. for workers to express concerns and formed a working group of community leaders to strengthen cooperation between the company and the facility
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