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McDonald’s in ‘Dog Diaper’ Case Ordered to Protect Workers (1)

Aug. 14, 2020, 4:01 PM; Updated: Aug. 14, 2020, 7:02 PM

A California judge ordered an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to immediately take steps to protect the health and safety of its workers to prevent the spread of Covid-19, as part of a challenge in which workers say they contracted the virus.

The preliminary injunction Judge Richard Seabolt of Alameda County Superior Court granted at a hearing Thursday will remain in place for six months, giving the store owners the opportunity to return to court to argue the pandemic no longer poses a danger to workers, according to lawyers in the case.

The measures include supplying masks and gloves, conducting temperature checks...

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