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public scrutiny; and the names of companies that fail an inspection are not disclosed. For the AMI’s resistance to greater USDA
involvement in humane slaughter, see “Panel Gives Agriculture Dept. $2.5 Million,” AP Online, July 17, 2001.
I visited meatpacking communities in Texas: Our photoessay, “The Most Dangerous Job in America,” appeared in Mother Jones,
283 forever surrendering the right to sue: See Tad Fowler, “In the Matter of Michael Glover vs. IBP, Inc. Workplace Injury Settlement
Program, Judgement in Arbitration,” p. 3. The ability of workers to sign away their common law rights has been upheld by the Texas
Supreme Court, which has given precedence to the sanctity of contracts. See Supreme Court of Texas, Lawrence v. CDB Services, Lambert
v. Affiliated Foods, Inc., Nos. 00–0142, 00–0201, March 29, 2001.
control over the job-related medical treatment: See “Workplace Injury Settlement Program — Texas,” IBP, p. 7.
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