'Poultry Justice'

Why Bush took on the chicken cartel

No one would expect President George W. Bush to rush to the defense of worker rights, yet in at least one sector, his administration is acting ideologically out of character. After going after one leading poultry processor and coming to regulatory blows with another, the Department of Labor (DOL) is putting the whole chicken industry on notice that it may owe workers hundreds of millions of dollars for time worked off the clock.

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William Bole is a journalist and co-author, with Bob Abernethy, of The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World.