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Posted On: Jan 26, 2021
Jan. 26, 2021 | STRIKES | The 1,400 [Teamster] workers at Hunts Point Market [New York City], the largest produce distribution market in the country, went on strike the night of Sunday, January 17. They walked out of the warehouse to win a better contract after risking their lives as essential workers since the beginning of the pandemic. The warehouse employees have worked throughout the pandemic without hazard pay. According to union leadership, six workers have died and more than 300 have been infected with the virus, leaving some unable to work. The strike ended on Saturday with the approval of a new three-year contract. The Indypendent had the chance to speak with a few striking members on Friday. Here’s what they had to say… The Indypendent
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