February 26, 2009
READ: Front-page story lays bare pain inflicted by 7-month standoff
Readers of the News & Observer saw a front-page article in today’s paper on the strike at Moncure Plywood.
Entitled “Strikers Persist in Worst of Times”, the story focuses on how the protracted standoff with management and the tough economy are making life for workers walking the picket line a desperate struggle for survival.
You can read the article here.
The story also includes an audio slide show from the picket line, which you can watch here.
Contribute to the W369 strike fund
Delegates at our just concluded 2009 Legislative Conference dug deep to raise money for the W369 strike fund. The NC AFL-CIO will match their contribution dollar for dollar and cut a check to the local union.
It’s never too late to give the gift of strike support. If you’ve already given to the strike fund, consider making another gift. Send your contributions to:
IAMAW Local Lodge W369
P.O. Box 318
Moncure, NC 27559