Meat Giant JBS Closes Greeley, CO Plant Due to Chinese Virus Outbreak

That was last week’s news in the Denver Post.  The Brazilian-owned plant was forced to close as 277 employees tested positive for the Chinese virus. According to the Post, the closure was necessary earlier this month to avoid overwhelming local health care services. State and local health officials in a Friday letter warned JBS CEO … Continue reading Meat Giant JBS Closes Greeley, CO Plant Due to Chinese Virus Outbreak

Greeley, CO school system struggling to educate all of the refugee kids; want meatpacker to help pay for it

Yesterday, I thought I would check and see what was new in Greeley (Weld County) Colorado after all of the turmoil there in 2008 over a demand by newly arrived Somali workers at meatpacking plants to have special break times during Ramadan.  At first Swift caved in to their demands and then all hell broke … Continue reading Greeley, CO school system struggling to educate all of the refugee kids; want meatpacker to help pay for it