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Mon Jun 22, 2020, 12:53 AM

150 cannery workers forced into hotel quarantine without pay

LOS ANGELES (AP) About 150 seasonal workers hired by a salmon cannery in Alaska are being forced to quarantine without pay at a hotel in Los Angeles after three of them tested positive for the coronavirus, a lawsuit claims.

The workers, most of them from Mexico and Southern California, were hired June 2 by North Pacific Seafoods to work at its Red Salmon Cannery in Naknek, Alaska, through August, according to the lawsuit filed Friday in San Francisco Superior Court, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Instead, they have been stuck at the Crowne Plaza LAX Hotel since June 10, attorney Jonathan Davis said.

Leauri Moore, vice president of human resources for North Pacific Seafoods, told the newspaper in an email that she had not seen the lawsuit and could not comment.

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Mon Jun 22, 2020, 01:23 AM

1. That's why unions fought so hard, so that workers would not be this.

 

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Mon Jun 22, 2020, 10:25 PM

2. That makes my blood boil

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