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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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