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 From the Picket Line - Workers Speak Out
 Mike Hera, Laura Anderson, Linda Riseliff,Shawn Galloway
 Dale Lehman/WZRD  
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On May 01, 2012, IAM Local 851 went on strike at Caterpiller's hydraulics plant near Joilet, Illinois, following their rejection of Caterpillers contract offer that was less then the original one they had refused. The workers on the picket line that day speak about their jobs and why they are putting themselves on the line.
The last voice is that of a union member at the 851 union hall. Members were coming in for strike assignments and to pick up aid to help tide them through lean times. He rattles of the scope of the companies profits, the contract give backs that union members had made in the past and why they are determined to win.
Iam - Loc 851
23157 S Thomas Dillon Drive B
Channahon, IL 60410-3129

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00:40:24 English 2012-05-30
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