Locked Out

Locked Out

DVD - 2010
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The compelling story of 560 unionized borax miners in the desert town of Boron, California who faced off against Rio Tinto, a British-Australian multi-billion dollar global corporation, which is the 3rd largest mining company in the world. Boron, population 2000+, is home to many miners and their families, and is a close knit community where workers have lived stable middle-class lives for many generations. But their jobs and way of life were threatened when Rio Tinto locked them out of work on January 31st, 2010 and replaced them with scabs. Will the workers' way of life be destroyed? Who will win this David and Goliath struggle?
Publisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Alternavision Films, c2010
Branch Call Number: HD6515.M616 L635 2010 DVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Sekler, Joan
Alternavision Films


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