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The Nation : Pickets Remain at Hormel

March 16, 1986

Striking meatpackers maintained pickets outside Geo. A. Hormel & Co.'s Austin, Minn., plant but ripped the international union affiliation from their placards to express anger with the parent union's decision to end support of their walkout. The local appealed to the international's executive board to reconsider a decision cutting off $40 weekly strike benefits and ordering leaders of the local to end the seven-month strike. A rank-and-file meeting was scheduled today to discuss the parent union's action.

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