All workers ought to be seriously disturbed at the actions of Progressive Enterprises management in locking out 600 workers who work in the company’s four distribution centers.

Attached is information on the dispute and you are urged to read this.

The Union also urges members to act on the request for both donations and support at picket lines.

Local officials in localities where additional pickets are being organized have been notified.

The C.T.U. has called an urgent meeting of affiliates for 8 September and your Union will be represented.

At that meeting, the Union will be pledging both financial and moral support for the locked out workers.



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