Council Supports East West Manufacturing Workers in Boston

~ On June 21, 2024, the Boston workers of East West Manufacturing are set to lose their jobs without any severance pay or assistance in finding new employment. This decision was announced by the company on April 22, 2024, leaving 51 employees at the South Boston Waterfront location without a job.

East West Manufacturing is a multinational company with operations in North America, Asia, and Central America. The Boston facility employs dozens of workers, many of whom are immigrants. Despite their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic in producing life-saving equipment like ventilators, these employees will not receive any compensation or support from the company.

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In response to this news, the affected workers have requested that East West Manufacturing provide them with severance pay and resources to help them secure new jobs. The sudden loss of income has caused financial uncertainty and stress for these individuals.

This week, the Council has expressed its support for the Boston workers of East West Manufacturing and their demands for fair treatment. As journalists, we will continue to follow this story and provide updates on any developments regarding this issue.

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