1 of 7 managers at a Tyson Foods plant in Iowa who were fired for betting how many workers would get #COVID19 is now defending the betting pool, calling it "kind of a morale boost." Workers at the plant are mostly Latino, Black and Asian. Over 1,000 got sick and at least 6 died.
WATCH: Sheriff Tony Thompson tells @maddow the massive spike in COVID-19 cases in his county is due to Tyson Foods' "inept, reactionary and dysfunctional responses" to calls to shut down its meat processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa.
Tyson Foods suspended managers at an Iowa meat plant who allegedly made cash bets on how many workers would contract #COVID19 . Lawsuits allege they ignored worker safety and pressured sick employees to work. Most workers there are Latino, Black or Asian. At least 6 have died.