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Hundreds of workers tested positive for COVID-19 at a Smithfield Foods hog-processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

'It's The Wild West': U.S. Workplace Safety Rules Missing In The Pandemic

Some businesses and employee advocates say they're not getting much help from the federal government to ensure workers' safety from the coronavirus pandemic.

Protesters say Amazon and other companies are benefiting from surging demand during the pandemic, but not doing enough to protect essential workers. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'We're Out There' So Protect Us, Protesting Workers Tell Amazon, Target, Instacart

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Hundreds of workers tested positive for COVID-19 at a Smithfield Foods hog-processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. Workplace Safety Rules Missing In The Pandemic

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U.S. Workplace Safety Rules Missing In The Pandemic

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Drummer Tony Allen, performing at the Glastonbury Festival in England in 2010. Allen died Thursday at age 79. Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

Tony Allen, Afrobeat's Foundational Drummer, Has Died At Age 79

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Tony Allen, Afrobeat's Foundational Drummer, Has Died At Age 79

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