Sunday, December 7, 2008

Workers Occupy Republic Factory in Chicago


A member of Solidarity & Defense was in Chicago on Saturday and participated in Solidarity mobilizations for the workers. Follow this link to photos of the event. Photos from Chicago Indymedia.

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday afternoon at the Republic Windows factory on Chicago's Goose Island to lend their solidarity to Republic workers, who occupied the plant on Friday. The workers have vowed to continue the occupation until they are paid back pay and benefits, or until the plant is re-opened -- by the owners or by the workers themselves.

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