Article Date 01/12/2021

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What Cargill workers want


At the site of a massive COVID-19 outbreak at a meat-processing plant in southern Alberta, workers don't want things to go back the way they were before.

On a cold, windy November day, Freddy Vasquez cuts a small figure as the massive Cargill meat-processing plant near High River, Alta., looms behind him.

"Now hiring," reads a highway billboard propped up outside the plant, offering sign-on bonuses of $500 for day shifts and $600 for nights.

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