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Free Press Free Movie Joan Sekler’s “Locked Out” Labor In California

Free Movie
Tuesday, September 27
Locked Out: A documentary about a fight to save the middle class
7:30PM followed by discussion

This documentary tells the David and Goliath story of how miners in Boron, California fought the Rio Tinto Group that drastically cut the workers’ benefits. Rio Tinto threatened the miners in Boron–either accept their cutbacks in the new contract or find themselves locked out of work. On January 30th, 2010 the workers voted unaminously to reject the company’s proposed contract and on January 31st, 2010, they were locked out of work. The workers faced financial hardships but stood strong during the 107 day lockout and beat back a multinational corporation. It further reveals Rio Tinto’s egregious practices in the U.S. and around the globe–from Michigan to Australia to Bougainville.
Drexel Theater 2254 E. Main Street, Bexley
Co-sponsored by the Drexel Theater, Central Ohio Green Education Fund, and the Film Council of Columbus
253-2571, truth@freepress.org

See this link for interview w/Joan Sekler: