A Walkout Ends in Elkhart, and Strikers Find a Changed WorldQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|AP saga of union's fate:
Millions across the country lost jobs, but Elkhart was slammed by the nation's largest jump in unemployment. By this spring, one in five workers were out of a paycheck. Many of the factories that made it the capital of recreational vehicle manufacturing shut down. Twice during his campaign and twice since, Barack Obama came to Elkhart County to spotlight the nation's economic despair.
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