Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

21. Vel 2021.
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The pandemic has thrown into high relief some of the longstanding issues surrounding working conditions in meatpacking facilities. John Oliver explains why greater oversight is needed, and how we can go about getting it.
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  • Greatest country in the world 🤭🤨

    imarkimarkPrije 19 minuta
  • It is UNITED STATES OF CORPORATIONS and even the presidents are chosen by them not the people

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  • Consider going vegetarian or vegan!

    Mars CoriadMars CoriadPrije 38 minuta
  • So... As far as the bathroom break situation... Like Amazon but with meat instead of Echos?

    D BoneD BonePrije 53 minuta
  • American. The richest, most advanced 3rd world country.

    Marc HaywardMarc HaywardPrije sat
  • They don't even want to give the people working during the pandemic hazard pay, that's how much they care for em.

    MenrothMenrothPrije 2 sati
  • I mean the industry is founded on the back of abusing animals it's not surprising it carries on to the workers.

    TheOvermasterTheOvermasterPrije 2 sati
  • 10:35 BIILLLYYYYY !!

    David AceroDavid AceroPrije 2 sati
  • Another words, it would be more effective to fine up to fifty percent of the company’s net worth. That way it would really give companies a reason to give a fuck about their workers.

    ZulfburhtZulfburhtPrije 2 sati
  • jesus the meat industry in new zealand is way better in terms of working conditions than the states, fuck i work in the meat industry but screw working for a meat plant in the US, no way

    AZpatriotAZpatriotPrije 2 sati
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  • Seems like the reasonable solution for these companies is to invest more into automation. Not exactly what most people want to hear but it's likely where these types of work are heading.

    Graham XGraham XPrije 2 sati
    • @Beck Cetera I'm talking about a solution for the company, not for the workers or society as a whole. Overall automation leads to greater total productivity so it has a net benefit to production of goods for human consumption. Now coming up with a more equitable method of wealth distribution is a whole other issue outside of this.

      Graham XGraham XPrije sat
    • Not when you consider basic economics. For your "reasonable solution" to work, there would have to be new jobs available for displaced workers (with the same job requirements and qualifications - remember these are workers who don't have the education credentials that would be recognized for higher-skilled work opportunities) as the economy relies on employed people to spend part of their income on purchasing goods. Basically, you would have to create new minimum wage jobs and this is not a realistic solution since companies have been outsourcing these types of jobs as it is too expensive to build and run a new minimum wage workplace (ie. a factory) in North America.

      Beck CeteraBeck CeteraPrije sat
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  • It always amazes me how people create organizations like OSHA then don’t give them any power at all. How do you expect them to solve the issues they uncover? Strongly worded emails? They need to have the power to cripple a company.

    Night StickNight StickPrije 3 sati
  • i blame the workers for not standing together an walking of the job until that wealthy bastard get his act together , A rich persons worst fear is having no product going out and no money coming in ,yes i have walked off 2 jobs for this practice

    Moses of NowMoses of NowPrije 3 sati
    • How is that an option for someone who's immigration status relies on them being employed or for someone who lives in an area that doesn't have other job opportunities? These people don't have the luxury to stand up for their rights because they cannot legally and/or financially afford to lose a day of pay.

      Beck CeteraBeck CeteraPrije sat
  • Well well... Yet another reason I'm glad to be vegetarian. This is horrific.

    David Moriarty-SchievenDavid Moriarty-SchievenPrije 3 sati
    • Really? You know this applies to farm workers too, right?

      Beck CeteraBeck CeteraPrije sat
  • You should do a story about the working conditions of nurses - especially nurses who work in hospitals.

    Lucid DreamerLucid DreamerPrije 6 sati
    • ...about what? Nursing conditions depends on your level, the health authority you work in, your union, etc. How can you do "a story" on that when it differs from region to region?

      Beck CeteraBeck CeteraPrije sat
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  • Out of hundreds of animal rights groups and vegetarians, this has made the strongest argument for going meat free to me.

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    • Uhh...research farm workers...

      Beck CeteraBeck CeteraPrije sat
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  • tbh If I lived in america and worked for any bigger company no matter what position I would also bet how many of my coworkers caught the virus cause no one wants to adhere to covid measurements. like what else do you do to escape this preapocalyptic hellhole.

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    PumpkinEskobarrPumpkinEskobarrPrije 21 sat
  • Using the “we are a family” term on a workplace is emotional manipulation tactics. Criminals do it too. Saying we all family in this money life funding situation called work. Don’t fall for it. Especially co-workers that like to refer to you as a relative like brother/sister son/daughter whatever. Titles like that on non-relatives should take years and or some significant life-impacting events to build. The ppl that put those titles on you do so as a way to emotionally control you, forcing you to be loyal, so when they mess up you think twice about reporting them or you feel compelled to cover for them. If someone you barely know well start using that family terminology, think first “did I do enough of anything to earn that from them? Did this person skip over friend and go straight to family?” Suspect! Also, another manipulation tactic, someone you barely know start revealing their secrets. Like really, we worked for 1month and you trust me? They do this so you fall for it and open up about your life. Cops do this shit when interrogating suspects. Offering up something that is worthless to them but you perceive it as valuable and think “wow this person really trusts me and opens up to me. I should reciprocate it seems safe” NOPE! And they be the same ppl quick to accuse you of “having a wall up”. Fucking mind games. My response is, “why do you think you privy to be let over that wall?”

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  • Damn kind of messed up seeing this. I've been working for Tyson for years. I work in shipping/distribution though. I have family that work in processing and they never mentioned anything like this. They do complain about the pace and schedule.

    ghawkins816ghawkins816Prije 21 sat
  • Wrong title. Here's the good one: "Slavery in meat factories not hold accountable"

    blaqoDblaqoDPrije 23 sati
  • I worked at a Jennie-O, all this is true. My shoulder is permanently effed cuz of running 32+bpm. 60+% were refugees and islanders. And in the less than 2yrs I worked there someone got fingers cut off.

    iEatEmosiEatEmosPrije 23 sati
  • This is no joke these warehouses like meat packing , cold food , etc are slimy as fuck ..they hire Hispanics and pay them barely above minimum wage for years (I know one girl making 8.00 an hour for 14 years) , they were you like a slave require 6 days a week 70 hours a week , upper management makes ass loads of money with great benifits , if you make a complaint or bring something up they let you go

    Gregory McgrawGregory McgrawPrije dan
  • They’re trying to push chlorinated chicken and unregulated unsafe GMO on the UK they want nothing to do with any of that in this story for the most part is exactly why the shit we do to the chicken and other meat is not done in other countries, Despite what you’ve been told America is a shit hole country and nobody wants low quality food from this country

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
  • People need to stop seeing corporations as a collection of people run by people people also need to stop seeing capitalism as anything other than an evil monster that needs to be satisfied by these companies the pandemic has woke a lot of people we need them more woke.

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
  • Before workers compensation in the 1920s there were industrial corporations that would do the same thing as these chicken processing plants in that they would injure workers and make them suffer and one guy wasn’t going to hear it anymore he wouldn’t get a shotgun and blew all the supervisors away

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
  • But when everything goes robotic you’re going to notice that you’re going to see more processed garbage foods everywhere because they’re going to be able to ramp up production with these robots, the lowest common denominator person that shops at Walmart is the problem with this

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
  • In 10 years you will watch this and think how did we not solve this sooner, in 10 years robotic workers will process raw meats.

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
  • This is why you go organic, as these standards aren’t applicable, organic gas more stringent safety regulation and processes.

    Vince FVince FPrije dan
    • Tyson foods sells organic and there are no special regulations on processing an organic chicken. Just how it’s raised. You are 100% wrong.

      Campbell CutlerCampbell CutlerPrije sat
  • When any employer says that “you are family” get the fuck out of there as soon as you can, because they’re going to exploit you’re like family and not pay you

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  • Organize and unionize! That goes for workers all across the country. "The Market" will never regulate itself. When the federal and state governments cut funding for inspection agencies, they won't be able to make inspections. And when the governments make laws that prohibits inspections, and when the fines are equivalent of us paying 0.0002 cents for parking tickets, you know that the system is broken. Such working conditions, in which people get badly hurt on a daily basis, are appalling! You know how politicians and everyone keeps saying that the US is the greatest, freest and most democratic country in the world? That's simply and absolutely not true. It's the greatest for those who have money, who can buy cheap labour, without a second thought given to workers' safety and well being. You are disposable. You need to organize and unionize!

    nedomedonedomedoPrije dan
  • all outlined in the book fast food nation by eric schlosser almost 20 years ago. nothings changed.

    luckystrikerluckystrikerPrije dan
  • Those facilities are Inhumane

    Evan CanellakisEvan CanellakisPrije dan
  • Even after watching this I’m still a proud meat eater

    Evan CanellakisEvan CanellakisPrije dan
  • all the local farms and not just how the animals are treated. Thanks for this post!

    Emily AnEmily AnPrije dan
  • Yet another reason to become vegan. Appalling

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  • Time has not been kind to Oliver

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  • We can 'regulate' all we want. They (the elite) will simply find the loophole, or some other 'legal' maneuver, increase prices for goods and services etc. and basically screw the working class for the plain simple reason: the ludicrously rich enjoy being that way, and no matter how much they have IT WILL NEVER BE ENOUGH!

    Gerald Juve Jr.Gerald Juve Jr.Prije dan
    • the machinery for humans to Process the animals Safety first slow down the greedy money machine.

      Emily AnEmily AnPrije dan
  • In school rn, I'm learning about how in the 1890s we had these same exact problems. Shit hasn't changed.

    Sarah HillSarah HillPrije dan
  • You either want socialism or you are somehow using exposes like this to convince yourself you feel bad about these conditions while having no intention to do anything about them because you believe you benefit from it.

    William MoffettWilliam MoffettPrije dan
  • The 5,000 who didn't like this video support workers being treated worse than the meat at these plants.

    Lyonel LaverdeLyonel LaverdePrije dan
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  • Considering how inhumanely factory farmed animals are raised and slaughtered, is it surprising that factory farm owners treat their workers poorly? Factory farms have a total disregard for life in general :-/

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  • What about Cuomo?

    matt fontainematt fontainePrije dan
  • Its not just meat packing plants that mishandle food just take a look at the thousands of stories that come up every month from fast food employees doing every unimaginable act under the sun to the food they're serving

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  • As an employee of a meat packing in Green Bay Wisconsin on the kill floor I witnessed many bad things which you are mentioning. In the main issue is standards slow down the machinery for humans to Process the animals Safety first slow down the greedy money machine.

    Mitchell KrouthMitchell KrouthPrije dan
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    Michael SpyridonMichael SpyridonPrije dan
  • 9:00 the nurse puts on bengay and sends you on your way and it's not even worth going. So apparently meat packing plants hire their nursing staff from the same pool of candidates as prisons and public schools.

    Michael SpyridonMichael SpyridonPrije dan
  • I really feel bad for that man's actual family if he treats them like this.

    Drecon84Drecon84Prije dan
  • America dont sound so great to me

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  • Sounds to me like capitalism is working at its finest

    Happy ThoughtsHappy ThoughtsPrije dan
  • I don't care about the working conditions of illegals. They knew what they were getting into when they came here.... illegally

    Joseph RolandJoseph RolandPrije dan
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    albert mooneyalbert mooneyPrije dan
  • "it's just a fun fact that I'm throwing in there for no reason" lol transparent clown. Your race-baiting is obvious

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  • I love you LWT. I appreciate your show so much that I pay for it on youtube. Unfortunately I live in Canada. So I was amazed by the fact that I have access more quickly to your content using a VPN in the US where the show is up one week earlier. Could you guys please fix this? Again thank you.

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  • Nothing about Biden?? You are a Joke!!!

    Juan ContrerasJuan ContrerasPrije dan
  • I started working at one of these companies because of covid in Canada overall so far its not as bad but I haven't been working there that long so ............ idk

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  • American dream looks more like American nightmare ... These greedy companies want to grab more more money .These CEOs have workers' blood on their hands ...It's almost the same nightmare in European call centers and in European telecom companies

    Jojo TotoJojo TotoPrije dan
  • American capitalism is fcked up game. People working on low positions are basicly slaves. No rights, no value, no future.

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  • It is disgusting. And it's all a result of our reliance on employment for survival income creating a lever for employers to exploit workers. Go through the issues presented in this video and ask yourself, how much of this would be happening if people had a #UBI providing enough to meet their basic needs, unconditionally? Would these workers put up with this treatment? Or would they refuse such working conditions, because they can afford to, thus forcing the employers to do better? Regulations can only ever mitigate the problems created by poverty. Only eliminating poverty entirely solves these issues and so many more.

    Yang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcastYang Daily - Andrew Yang News podcastPrije 2 dana
  • Is there a legit reason why the plants put out so much food? Seems like a lot of it goes to waste in supermarkets.

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  • 6:24 lmao ironic

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    John Alexander SingletonJohn Alexander SingletonPrije 2 dana
  • America slipping down the slope. Sad.

    SpaceVikingSpaceVikingPrije 2 dana
  • I used to hang off every word this dude said. He's just like every other media outlet. Half the truth, half misleading information. Not necessarily a lie, just misleading. On that note, this is all unfortunately very true, but doesn't describe the half of it...

    Jake SkelingtonJake SkelingtonPrije 2 dana
  • > a product that is wildly popular in this country Watching woke people trying to sound smart?

    n3rdm4nn3rdm4nPrije 2 dana
  • There is no way around what we have to do: 1) Pay more for meat 2) EAT LESS MEAT I have been vegan for 4 years. You all don't need to go vegan, but we absolutely have to decentralize this industry. This is not new information, come on..Eat less meat, shop locally at farmers markets (if possible), vote/ communicate on/ with local politicians, and have the difficult conversations. Change happens slowly

    mydoggotshavedtodaymydoggotshavedtodayPrije 2 dana
  • This is what happens when you have an almost completely ununionized workforce and if they have a union it's too weak to do anything.

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  • Waiting for libertarians to wax about how free markets will set us free

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  • 11:10 bathroom looking like the weeknd halftime show

    Michael JohansonMichael JohansonPrije 2 dana
  • Or we could fix our broken food system altogether and move towards more plant-based, which is not only healthier, more just and better for our struggling planet but which would solve the problems explained in this video as a mere side-effect.

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