Perry Sundell, business manager of the
Mid-State Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters of Pekin, said,
"We're here just to say thanks to the community." Striking union
members have received donations of wood for the burn barrels and
food, Sundell said.
Street factory produces laminated store fixtures.
An estimated 115 workers are
affected. They are members of Local 644.
A call to the plant for an update on
negotiations, directed to the voice mail of Alex Craig, was not