Chicago, ILDec 02, 2008

Republic Windows and Doors Occupation

If I don’t fight, I know I lose. If I do fight, at least I stand a chance of winning.
Melvin “Ricky” Maurice Maclin, Local 1110, United Electrical Workers

200 workers at the Republic Windows and Doors factory occupied their workplace in response to the announcement that it would close because of the 2008 financial crisis.

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