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Workers at Candle Factory Destroyed by Tornado Sue Company over “Flagrant Indifference”

HeadlineDec 17, 2021

In Kentucky, workers who survived the tornado that flattened a candle factory in the city of Mayfield last week have sued their employer, charging Mayfield Consumer Products with “flagrant indifference” that led to the deaths of eight people. The lawsuit alleges managers had up to three-and-a-half hours to evacuate the factory amid reports of approaching severe weather but instead chose to threaten workers with termination if they left their shifts early.

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