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Appleton Machinists Striking

In Appleton, 89 workers employed at AstenJohnson, makers of specialty fabrics for the paper industry, went on strike over the company’s proposal to increase out-of-pocket health care costs for its workers. The workers are the Local 1855 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The strike began on Oct. 16 and has yet to be resolved.

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