“…Once the agreements were signed, all that was left was for the membership to ratify the contract. This happened tonight at a mass, standing-room-only union meeting. The vote was unanimous. That means the next day, two days before Christmas, the fired leaders could go back to work.
With both the rank and file and the community behind them, and buoyed by the solidarity of WWP, Local 8751 beat the odds and delivered a stunning blow to the racists, red-baiters, union-busters and austerity-mongers in the Boston political establishment and the hated Veolia Corp. that they employed to carry out their attack.”