"It was a team effort," said Brian McElhinney, Secretary-Treasurer at Local 653. "With the help of Sean O'Brien and New England's Joint Council 10, we were able to get this accomplished."
Maria Veiga, a packer at Liberty Bakery Kitchen for almost five years, said workers are now optimistic about their future. "All of us are happy that the union won," she said. "Now we hope we can have better work conditions and get better wages soon."
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Brian McElhinney, (508) 230-7140
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SOURCE Teamsters Local 653