Union Cites Unsafe Conditions in NC Prison Worker Deaths

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The deaths of two North Carolina prison employees last week, six months after a third employee’s death, point to unsafe working conditions within the state’s prisons, the group representing state employees tells the Charlotte Observer. Working inside the prisons has long been a dangerous job. Once every eight hours, on average, a North Carolina prison officer was assaulted last year. This year was particularly deadly. Justin Smith . . .

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