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
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball 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 and speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]