Cascade worker injured as talks drag on

Apr 13, 2012 | 06:47 PM | Chris Prentice

Tags  Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, United Steelworks, strike, injury, investigation, Leo Gerard, Joseph Munger, Lee Frakes USW Local 8378

NEW YORK — A striking worker was injured when struck by a car operated by a security guard at Cascade Steel Rolling Mills in McMinnville, Ore. Thursday morning.

In response, the USW is demanding an investigation into the incident. "We are shocked and outraged that the driver was merely given a traffic citation, even though the evidence is clear that he stuck the USW picketer with his vehicle on purpose," USW International President Leo W. Gerard said in a....





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