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On Strike with Chicagoland Mechanics

t’s a ninety-five-degree day in mid-August and Bob, a thirty-four-year journeyman and shop steward in Englewood, camps outside South Chicago Dodge Chrysler Jeep with a simple sign that reads, “On strike. Auto Mechanics Local 701.” Bob is among dozens of mechanics in Bronzeville, Englewood, Chicago Lawn, and Archer Heights picketing for eight hours a day, […]