Will County Democratic Central Committee - News

11

Aug

2012

Gov. Quinn visits Cat picket line, donates $10,000 to strike fund

Author: Editor
Gov. Pat Quinn gave money and moral support, but no sign he could do anything to help striking Caterpillar workers get back to work when he visited the picket line Friday.
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7

Aug

2012

Caterpillar Strikers ‘still holding strong’

Author: Editor

One day after U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin visited the picket line Monday, members of the SEIU Health Care Illinois and Indiana presented Local Lodge 851 Machinists Union officials with a check for $25,000. The donation by SEIU, which represents 91,000 health care and child care providers, boosts the strike fund to more than $90,000, said machinists union President Timothy O’Brien.


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