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Citizens of Mt. Olive are puzzled by the boycott of the Mt. Olive Pickle Company by the Farm Labor Organization Committee, an Ohio-based labor union. The company is the town's civic and business backbone and appears to be a good employer. It offers wages that average over $10 an hour; hires minorities (17 percent Hispanic and 49 percent black) but no migrant labor; and buys all cucumbers from union and nonunion farmers. Many townspeople feel the company is being made a scapegoat.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 2, Feb 2000, p12-13, il