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Resource ID: #16496
Subject: Unions
Source: Westword (Denver)
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Date: March 9-15, 2000

Description

Westword tells the story of Pueblo, Colorado, where in 1997 1,000 employees of Rocky Mountain Steel Mills walked out on strike. The aftermath of the strike is still being felt in this mining town. "Free of its labor problems, financial analysts assumed the mill's owner, Oregon Steel Mills, would be able to cut costs and earn record profits out of its Pueblo mill. But the analysts didn't count on the steel will of Pueblo's working families, a group whose roots go back more than a hundred years...."

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