Nearly a month after clocking in, employees at a company in Pennsylvania were finally able to go home.
More than 40 workers unanimously deciding to leave their families, agreeing to eat, sleep, and live at the facility where they make equipment for health care workers.
The team worked 12-hour shifts. TV and the occasional drive-by from family members were only outside contact they’ve had.
“There’s been a glow in everyone’s eyes, I’ll say,” said operations shift supervisor at Braskem America Joe Boyce.
Boyce said group was split among two shifts to make polypropylene, a non-woven fiber used to make N95 masks, hospital gowns, and sanitary wipes.
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