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April 3, 2020 By Melissa Soria

Chicago Unions Stepping Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

Chicago unions are stepping up during this pandemic to assist in any way they can.

Teamsters Local 703 workers at Chicago’s International Produce Market have been slammed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but they’ve been working overtime to keep Chicagoland’s grocery stores stocked with fresh produce.

“Basically, we’re on the front lines,” Ken Johnson, member of Local 703, said. “We’re feeding the entire city. If it wasn’t for us, no one would have any fresh produce on the table.”

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