REPORT: These Poultry Companies Deny Bathroom Breaks, Force Workers To Wear Diapers

Plant workers for some of the largest poultry producers in the United States are being forced to work in truly horrific conditions as their parent companies generate billions in profits. According to a new report from Oxfam America, some of these employees are being denied bathroom breaks and have resorted to wearing diapers while processing the food you eat.

Three of the biggest companies are named in the report.

The poultry companies deny the allegations, but Oxfam says they have heard similar stories before from industry employees, and allege that supervisors ignore established company policy.

Oxfam has put together an online campaign with the hashtag #GiveThemABreak to highlight these horrific business practices. They also point out the contradiction in how workers are being treated versus company profits.

This is nothing short of despicable, and the labor board needs to investigate immediately.

This post originally appeared on AddictingInfo.org.

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