Article Highlights Conflict of How Jews Confront Labor Issues

June 15, 2009

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Six years ago today 130 Congress Hotel employees walked off their jobs to lobby for higher pay and better benefits. Meanwhile, management hasn't budged. Local 1 will mark the strike's six-year anniversary with a special event outside of the hotel. Journalist Nathaniel Popper of The Jewish Daily Forward offers another layer to this story, highlighting ways in which Jews approach labor issues today.