Firings Do Not Stop ElectionPublished by MAC on 2002-10-25
Firings Do Not Stop Election
The situation deteriorated when workers in Plant #1 began to demand a union election. On October 4th, the company fired 20 union supporters in both plants, including all five of the members of the democratic leadership slate, called For Unity, in Plant #1. However, the movement for an independent union prevailed on the 18th when For Unity won the elections.