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Mexico Plant Falsely Claiming to Help GM Build Respirators Ordered Shut

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BLOOMBERG, MAY 9, 2020 No proof Industrial Automation made respirator parts: ministry | Michigan-based manufacturer didn’t return requests for comment By Nacha Cattan and Justin Villamil for Bloomberg – A U.S. manufacturer with a plant in Mexico that claimed the coveted “essential” status to keep operating was shut in a government sweep aimed at stopping factories from abusing the privilege, according to the …

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SUPPLY CHAIN: Be afraid. Walmart, Amazon, & Target Workers Plan Walk Out Friday.

Delivery worker pushing dolly with parcels

Essential workers at major retailers will be striking tomorrow to bring attention to unsafe conditions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. If this escalates beyond Friday and turns into a movement, be very afraid. WASHINGTON – Workers at some of the nation’s largest retail and delivery companies are reportedly planning to walk off their jobs on May 1 in what could be …

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Shutdowns stoke debate over what’s an ‘essential industry’ and what’s not

Retail workers restocking shelves and loading in a pallet of bottled water

PortandTerminal.com, March 24, 2020 Are sporting goods and fitness equipment essential? How about auto dealerships? What about construction? The difficulty for governments right now lies in deciding what industries are critical because all of them need help. BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Shortly after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the closure of non-essential retailers on Monday to curb the spread of …

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