Under ordinary circumstances, a strike authorization vote by just six people should not have required the use of the large auditorium at the Teamsters Union Hall, nor would it require representatives from four different Teamsters Local Unions to be in attendance. But as Swire Coca-Cola attempts to force a substandard contract onto six ‘checkers’ – employees who inspect pallets of product for accuracy before they are sent out and when they are returned – we find that these are not ordinary circumstances.






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