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ESI Step Back!

Spent most of this fall working outside of Philadelphia, PA in a small town called Bensalem working to save some good union jobs.  Express Scripts first announce it would close one plant and theatened the closure of a second.  ESI is a mail order pharmacy that has been growing and making millions.  But for the workers it was not looking pretty.   1000 workers faced layoff.  We had little leverage.  A small but might group of workers got together, organizing a worker center next door to their facility in order to fight.   We began to contact clients who we found on the internet through letters, calls and visits.  They organized worksite meetings, petitions and more.   The fight was growing and...

posted on: Dec 20, 2010 | author: organizingforpower