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The worst job I ever had

The worst job I ever had was as part of the cleanup crew at a slaughterhouse.

It’s gotten worse since then

The third-shift workers, as the cleaners are often called, wade through blood and grease and chunks of bone and flesh, racing all night to hose down the plant with disinfectants and scalding water. The stench is unbearable. Many workers retch.