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Meatpackers fired for asking for COVID precautions, organize a picket to fight back

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8/11/20
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Amy Mizialko, president of the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, sends a message of solidarity to fired Strauss workers.

Franklin, WI - On the morning of August 7, a crowd of around 80 people marched outside a Strauss Brands meatpacking facility located in the small town of Franklin just south of Milwaukee. In the crowd were workers from United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1473 (UFCW 1473) and their families, and members of other unions and community groups; most visibly immigrant rights group Voces de la Frontera.

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