Video: SEP candidate speaks to striking Caterpillar workers in Joliet, Illinois
2 June 2012
On Wednesday, 800 striking machinists in Joliet, Illinois overwhelmingly rejected a new contract offer by Caterpillar. A month into their strike, 82 percent of workers voted down Caterpillar’s attack on their wages, pensions and working conditions. Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White traveled to Joliet to speak to workers.