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Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Files For Bankruptcy, Hopes to Remain Open

March 13, 2014 | 3:05 pm

Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Files For Bankruptcy, Hopes to Remain Open

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The West Berkeley firm, in operation for 80 years, hopes to avoid layoffs as it reorganizes debt.

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Demonstration at Pacific Steel Briefly Turns Violent

March 22, 2011 | 3:25 pm

Demonstration at Pacific Steel Briefly Turns Violent

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Our reporter Peter Jon Shuler was on scene at Pacific Steel in Berkeley Tuesday, where he says protests briefly flared and turned violent. Hundreds of workers picketed the plant today. They went on strike yesterday over having to pay more of their health benefits, which they say amounts to about a 10 percent pay cut. […]

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