Latinx workers are disproportionately represented in the meatpacking and food-processing industry: Latinx and white shares of meatpacking and food-processing workers
|All workers in this industry||34.9%||34.5%|
|Front-line meatpacking workers||44.4%||19.1%|
Notes: The front-line industry categories used here are the categories used in the CEPR report cited in the Source line below. Sample is a 2014–2018 five-year estimate.
Source: EPI analysis of data from the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) report Meatpacking Workers Are a Diverse Group Who Need Better Protections (Fremstad, Rho, and Brown 2020).