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Article Highlights Conflict of How Jews Confront Labor Issues

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.

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