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UAW STRIKE Support Rally. TODAY!!!

Come support the UAW as they Picket, this afternoon, in Tigard

Car pool from Jobs with Justice at 3:45pm
123 NE 3rd Street (at Couch)
Meet at the first floor parking lot. Stand towards the main door, the front
door of the building (outside) at the first floor parking lot.

Directions to Williams Controls in Tigard:
Williams Controls
14100 S.W. 72nd Ave.

Take I-5 South to the 217 exit. Take the 217 exit.
stay in the right lane, follow the signs to 72nd avenue
turn left on 72nd
follow 72nd half a mile down a hill on the left you'll see the picket line there

It takes about 1/2 hour with no traffic, but there will be traffic so time
your departure from Portland to account for delays.

Please be there by 4:10 or 4:15pm ... it starts at 4:30pm
so what happened? 03.Oct.2002 23:49


i couldn't make it. can anyone report about what happened there? i heard there was going to be some drummers makin' noise there.

Great Event 04.Oct.2002 10:48


It was a great event with a couple of hundred people there including a large number of labor and community supporters. There was lots of energy from both the strikers and those of us standing in solidarity. The drummers were great; the strikers, JwJ and Art&Rev folks put on some fun theater.

We were there to give the scabs a nice weekend sendoff. But the company found out about the action and sent the scabs home early.

This is a rank & file strike with a high level of initiative and involvement coming from the strikers themselves. They expressed a lot of appreciation, both as individuals and as a union local for the support they received and wanted to know when we would be back. So stay tuned...