Plimoth Plantation Workers Rally for a Contract


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Almost 400 years after Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock and established a settlement in Plymouth called Plimoth Plantation, historians who interpret the landing and settlement for the public are standing up for their labor rights. Members of UAW Local 2320 belong to the Society of Allied Museum Professionals as Wampanoag and colonial interpreters at Plimoth Plantation and provide maintenance and other services. But their working conditions are unsafe, their jobs are insecure and their wages are low. They voted to unionize a year ago but still don’t have a contract. So, they’ve launched a petition drive for signatures they plan to hand to management on Thanksgiving. That’s no turkey. Read more from Wicked Local Duxbury here.

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