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BY staff | Franklin, WI | 8/11/20
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.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/25/20
As more than 130 workers at the Farmer John plant in Vernon have contracted the coronavirus, May 25, the union representing 1300 plant employees is calling for an immediate closure to ensure workers are safe and to keep all workers on the payroll with their full pay and benefits.
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BY staff | Green Bay, WI | 5/11/20
While Wisconsin business owners and their political allies claimed local COVID-19 cases were on the decline and pressed to repeal Governor Ever’s Safer at Home order, manufacturing plants in Brown County were experiencing a huge outbreak of the deadly viral disease amongst the workers.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 8/01/19
Over 40 supporters picketed outside of Ralphs grocery store on Sunset Boulevard, July 31.
BY Mod Behrens | Northhampton, MA | 4/13/19
On Friday night, April 12, over 20 Stop & Shop employees were gathered outside the King Street store for the second day of a strike called by United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) at stores across New England.
BY Shaine Carroll | Denver, CO | 3/16/19
Over 8000 employees of King Soopers, supermarket workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Worker’s Local 7 Union (UFCW)
BY Bill Aiman | Lawrenceburg, KY | 9/22/18
On Sept. 21, Four Roses Bourbon workers ended a two week strike and successfully prevented the creation of a two-tier system at their workplace.
BY staff | Jefferson Wisconsin | 7/01/03
Workers here are taking a stand against corporate greed, battling one of the most powerful and vicious companies in the meat packing industry, Tyson Foods.
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