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Mill strikers hold the line

More than 1,100 sawmill workers, log truck drivers, and loggers are picketing Weyerhaeuser Corporation sawmills in Oregon and Washington, the first walkout to hit the giant lumber producer in 36 years.

After four weeks on the picket line, workers are feeling the impact — but union organizers say morale is high, despite the loss in wages. 

Mike Green is a union steward with Woodworkers Local 246 in Springfield. Green says the loss in wages has many Weyerhaeuser families struggling to put food on the table, some even taking other jobs to keep the lights . . .

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