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NAACP leader joins striking workers employed at Blue Cross Blue Shield and Detroit casinos

By: Scott Wolchek and Jack Nissen

One strike may be over for thousands of Michigan workers, but labor unrest remains robust in the state and in the city of Detroit, many are still picketing for a better contract.

Union members employed at Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Detroit's casinos are still locked in collective bargaining with the companies. Seeing the autoworkers sign off on their strike after securing a lucrative new deal for UAW members tells other union members it's now their turn.


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