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on May 11, 2020

West Liberty Foods plans to furlough workers

With a drop in demand for company’s products at restaurants, company will temporarily stop poult placements and, later, suspend some processing operations

Citing a decline in demand for its products as restaurant sales have dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic, West Liberty Foods will make adjustments to its operations that will eventually lead to the furlough of around 300 employees.

According to an email from Dan Waters, vice president and general counsel for…

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