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BY Angela Denio | Tar Heel, NC | 12/14/08
After over a decade of struggle the workers of the Smithfield Packing Plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina voted Dec. 11 to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW).
BY Kati Ketz | Williamsburg, VA | 9/16/07
150 Smithfield workers were joined by 1000 supporters here, Aug. 29 - in what was the largest demonstration in this city’s history - to demand justice for factory workers at Smithfield’s Tar Heel, North Carolina plant.
BY Kosta Harlan | Asheville, NC | 7/11/06
“What’s disgusting? Union busting!” Over 40 students with the Justice at Smithfield campaign began their countrywide tour here with a spirited picket of a local Ingles supermarket.
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