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Mack Truck Workers Begin Strike at Plants in 3 States

October 15, 2019

Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Oct. 13 at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades.

United Automobile Workers union members, many wearing red T-shirts and carrying signs, began picketing in the morning at the Mack Truck cab and vehicle assembly plant in Macungie, Pa., where the company says “every Mack truck built for the North American market gets its start.”

Workers also walked out of plants in Middletown, Pa.; Baltimore; Hagerstown, Md., and Jacksonville, Fla., the union said. In all, the company said the strike involves about 3,500 employees.

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