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# Covid-19
Health Minister criticised by union for not adhering to official recommendation on law to close meat plants
The National Outbreak Control Team urged the Minister for Health to enact the law in July.
# Survey
Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work
The findings are contained in a new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland.
# clusters
Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told
Alan Kelly TD said we can’t have a situation where workers are going into meat plants having taken paracetamol or Calpol to hide their temperature.
# clusters and lockdowns
Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers
Nearly 1,500 confirmed cases have been linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks.
# Tullamore
Offaly meat factory to reopen in the coming days after halting operations due to Covid-19 outbreak
Carroll Cuisine said all of its factory based employees were tested and received a negative result for Covid-19.
# covid19
Offaly meat factory announces suspension of operations following criticism for opening this morning
Three other meat factories in Kildare, which is also under regional Covid restrictions, have temporarily closed.
# meat factories
Union calls for 'blanket testing' in meat factories as concern grows over recent clusters
Siptu said it is possible some workers have symptoms but are not getting testing over a fear of losing income.
# meat factories
Germany orders new lockdowns in two areas in response to Covid-19 outbreaks
The restrictions were announced in Guetersloh and neighbouring Warendorf in western Germany.
# clusters
NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories
Last night it emerged that 828 workers have been diagnosed across the country.
# meat processors
Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants
The figures emerged during a briefing from health officials this evening.
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