by Mike O’Hara
Today I rallied against the Stella D’oro Biscuit Factory in support of the 135 workers on strike. The workers have been on strike since August 13, 2008. The company, Brynwood Partners, is refusing to negotiate and demanding the workers come back to work with no contract!
This is capitalism at it’s finest. Here are the issues that the workers are striking against:
Wage reductions of up to 25%
Rediculous health insurance premiums
Elimination of holidays, vacations, sick pay & current pension
Elimination of extra pay for working Saturdays