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Mott’s strikers send out pickets

By Brian Lenzo
Socialist Worker

WILLIAMSON, N.Y.–More than 300 manufacturing workers at the Mott’s plant marked their 100th day on strike with signs of hope on August 30.

Early in the day, Workers United members from the nearby Xerox plant walked the picket line, giving Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 200 workers a break from the August sun. Teamsters members, sheet metal workers, teachers, city bus drivers, postal workers and union members from around the Rochester area, as well as the fledgling Mott’s Strike Solidarity Committee, joined in throughout the day. It was the largest turnout by supporters since the early days of the strike.

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