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Manufacturing strike in Pennsylvania

Graham Immerman
March 08, 2019

There is a strike in Pennsylvania involving almost 2,000 manufacturing workers. 

Huff Post reported, "Union members with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) say the factory’s incoming owner, Pennsylvania-based Wabtec Corp., is trying to impose mandatory overtime, a lower pay scale for new employees, and the use of temporary workers in the facility."

This is big news, especially since this is the first major manufacturing work stoppage in three years. 

Click the link to learn more. 

Close To 2,000 Manufacturing Workers Just Went On Strike In PennsylvaniaSource: http://www.huffpost.com

Union members with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) say the factory’s incoming owner, Pennsylvania-based Wabtec Corp., is trying to impose mandatory overtime, a lower pay scale for new employees, and the use of temporary workers in the facility.Jonathan Kissam, union spokesman Many workers were initially hopeful the takeover by Wabtec would be a good thing, said Scott Slawson, the president of UE Local 506 who’s worked as a welder at the plant.Read More

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