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November 22, 2000 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Through determination and pluck, a few dozen immigrant production workers have achieved what years of wrangling by labor leaders and anti-globalization activists have not: They stopped a factory from moving to Mexico. U.S. District Judge Carlos R. Moreno sided with the newly unionized workers Tuesday, handing down an astonishing preliminary injunction that prevents a Gardena jewelry manufacturer from going through with a planned relocation to Tijuana. Quadrtech Corp.
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November 22, 2000 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Through determination and pluck, a few dozen immigrant production workers have achieved what years of wrangling by labor leaders and anti-globalization activists have not: They stopped a factory from moving to Mexico. U.S. District Judge Carlos R. Moreno sided with the newly unionized workers Tuesday, handing down an astonishing preliminary injunction that prevents a Gardena jewelry manufacturer from going through with a planned relocation to Tijuana. Quadrtech Corp.
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December 12, 2000 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Gardena jewelry manufacturer who was blocked from moving his operation to Mexico by a court order last month has agreed to remain open here, rehire all fired employees, and bargain in good faith with their union. The settlement signed Monday by Vladimir Reil, president of Quadrtech Corp., which employs 118 low-wage immigrant workers, cements a rare union victory handed down by a federal judge in late November.
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November 26, 2000 | Nancy Rivera Brooks and Nancy Cleeland and A Times staff writer and Sharon Bernstein and P.J. Huffstutter and A Times staff writer and Edmund Sanders and A Times staff writer and Karen Kaplan and A Times staff writer
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