Koch Group Pushing for Employer Immunity Takes $3.5M From Company with COVID-19 Outbreaks - 2020-07-27
The largest contributor in June 2020 to Americans for Prosperity Action, the PAC for Charles Koch's "grassroots" political operation, has been accused of being slow to protect its predominantly Latinx contract workers from COVID-19 and has faced multiple workplace outbreaks.
Ronald Cameron, the owner and chairman of Mountaire Farms gave $2 million in June to AFP Action, bringing his total giving to the right-wing group to $3.5 million this election cycle.
Mountaire Farms, one of the nation's biggest poultry processors with 7,000 workers in five states, had an outbreak of 74 cases at one of its North Carolina plants in April, and has had an undisclosed number of cases at several other facilities. The company has a long record of health and safety violations prior to the coronavirus pandemic.