Firefighters union, Sen. Sanders express support for striking Ingredion workers

Letter from firefighters warns of ‘potential public safety catastrophe’ as Cedar Rapids strike enters sixth month

Ingredion worker strike
Striking union workers stand on the picket line at the Ingredion plant in southwest Cedar Rapids Nov. 23, 2022. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

As both sides in a protracted union strike against Ingredion in Cedar Rapids continue to seek a possible resolution to the months-long impasse, a pair of statements have emerged supporting the union workers. A letter of support from the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 11 union representing Cedar Rapids firefighters and a tweet from […]

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