Prisoners shipped out after threatening to strike 

“Offenders from two units within the facility who were threatening to organize hunger strikes and work stoppages Friday night were removed by the DOC’s Correctional Emergency Response Team, DOC officials said.”

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Mike Elk
A protege of Bill Greider, Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter who covered Lula & the drug war in Brasil, and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he grew up in a UE union household. Email: [email protected]