When: Sunday, Dec 11, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

UAW Region 9A, 111 South Rd, Farmington, CT

Join the Shoeleather History Project this Sunday, Dec. 11, to commemorate the 30thanniversary of the historic Colt Firearms strike. From January 1986 to April 1990, the UAW workers at Colt beat the odds, protected their benefits, and bought the company.

Come hear from strike veterans and community supporters this Sunday at the UAW!

Colt Strike at 30
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
UAW Region 9A, 111 South Rd, Farmington

Learn about the strike and find out the answers to these questions:

  • Despite President Ronald Reagan's attack on unions, what made the Colt strike successful?
  • What lessons can we learn for the future?
  • What can we take from the historic strike to help inform our upcoming challenges both in the state and nationally?

Strike veterans and community supporters will come together to listen and discuss the impact of this struggle on their lives, our community, and the labor movement.

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