• Monica Cruz

Workers Strike Over "Suicide" Shifts

Workers at a Frito-Lay facility in Topeka, Kansas are on strike after being forced to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week for stagnant wages. Workers report being forced to continue working after a coworker died on the production line and management made them move the body to another room. On top of these despicable conditions, those working at the plant for decades are offered measly pay raises while being expected to ramp up production as management stalls on hiring more workers. Host Monica Cruz speaks with Mark McCarter, a worker and shop steward who has been working at the facility for 37 years.

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