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Labor Dept. Fines Poultry Plant After Death of 16-Year-Old Worker

HeadlineJan 19, 2024

A Mississippi poultry plant faces over $200,000 in fines for the death of a teenage worker who was killed in 2023 after being pulled into a chicken deboning machine. The Department of Labor cited 17 violations against the Mar-Jac Poultry plant. The death of 16-year-old Duvan Pérez was the second fatality recorded at the factory in just over two years. The teen was from Guatemala.

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