Author: Susan Wasserott

Susan Wasserott is a former candidate for Maine State Senate District 23 and the former Director of Legislative Affairs for the Maine Department of Labor.

I have been deeply disappointed to see the strike going on at Bath Iron Works (BIW). As a resident of neighboring Woolwich, I can see firsthand the impact this labor dispute is already having on our community. As a neighbor and friend to workers involved with the strike, my heart goes out to the families who are struggling without income and insurance. As a former official in the Maine Department of Labor, I also look at the big picture, and understand the ripple effects this strike will have across our state if it drags on. For the sake of everyone…

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