Alice Driver | Civil Eats


Alice Driver is a writer from the Ozark Mountains who is working on a book about labor rights titled The Life and Death of the American Worker.She writes for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Oxford American.

Tyson Says Its Nurses Help Workers. Critics Charge They Stymie OSHA.

An anonymous worker, 48, from Guatemala, has worked at the Tyson in Green Forest, Arkansas, for 20 years. She needs carpal tunnel surgery in both arms, and Tyson doctors have confirmed that she needs it. However, Tyson has told her the company will not cover the cost of the surgery. Her husband, also a Tyson worker, died of COVID in 2020. (Photo by Jacky Muniello for Civil Eats)