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Follow Republic workers on PREA Prez and Small Talk

December 8, 2008 am31 9:34 am
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Republic Window and Door workers occupied their Chicago plant when the company tried to shut without paying severance. The company was relocating, but was still sneaking assets out of the facility. Occupying the plant was a bold move, and against long odds. But the workers have gotten some favorable press, and verbal support from President-elect Obama.

Bloggers Fred Klonsky (PREA Prez) and Mike Klonsky (smalltalk) have provided good coverage, with both actually coming by to show support.

Fred:

Mike:

UE:

Contact UE for donations, etc.

And part of Obama’s remarks:

“When it comes to the situation here in Chicago with the workers who are asking for their benefits and payments they have earned, I think they are absolutely right,” Obama said Sunday…

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  1. kbernard27 permalink
    December 8, 2008 pm31 8:29 pm 8:29 pm

    Thanks for taking action! My thoughts and prayers have been with the families since Friday!
    Good luck

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