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When They are Done with You: Chicken Processing and the Syndemics of Workplace Injury

  • Westin Bayshore 1601 Bayshore Drive Vancouver, BC (map)

Recalling the words of a longtime poultry worker organizer who said, “When they’re done with you, they’ll crumple you up like a piece of paper, throw you out, and reach back for your kids,” Angela Stuesse will discuss the syndemics and chronicities of poultry workers’ occupational injuries, examine challenges in addressing layered health concerns, and highlight the development of a Workplace Injury Project.