Pacific Steel Workers on Strike

Some 400 steel workers at Pacific Steel have traded in their hard hats for picket signs. claiming their bosses are unfair.

“We’re asking for a 40 cent per hour wage increase. They don’t want to give us that,” said Manual Duarte, who was picketing on Tuesday in front of one of the gates leading to a plant warehouse of Fifth Street near Gilman in West Berkeley.

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