The woman was among others denied workers compensation benefits for former employees who got sick or died from COVID-19.
GREELEY, Colo. — The widowed wife of a JBS employee who died of COVID-19 and was denied workers’ compensation benefits plans to file an appeal.
She was among others denied benefits, a decision outlined in a recent report published by Reuters that said JBS denied worker compensation benefits for former employees who got sick or died from COVID-19.
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Saul Sanchez worked for JBS meat packing plant in Greeley for 30 years. He was 78 years old when he passed away from COVID-19.
“They don’t value life, they value profits,” said Beatriz Rangel, Sanchez’ daughter. “My dad was just another number.”
Sanchez was one of six JBS employees to die of the virus, according to NBC News.
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