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HyLife will provide transportation if H-2B visa workers must return home

The bankrupt HyLife food processing plant continues to operate at a reduced rate as it heads towards a target auction date of May 26.

The company informs that they have cut work by 25 percent, due to a declining number of hogs coming into the plant.

In an email on Tuesday, HyLife director of marketing and communications Kevin Geisheimer stated, “Our entire Windom team remains employed, including our H-2B employees. We have shared a list of possible employment options for our H-2B employees. If opportunities are unavailable and the plant closes before our H-2B work authorization ends, HyLife will provide transportation for a safe return home. Throughout this process, HyLife is committed to working within the framework from the Department of Labor (DOL) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).”

Please see the May 17 edition of the Citizen for more details on this story.

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