Saturday’s rally also came on the 80th university of a sit-down protest in Flint that helped pave the way for labor unions to come to prominence. People drove in from as far as Detroit to show solidarity with locked out workers, according to ABC 57.
Health insurance remains a dividing point between the union and Honeywell. Workers rejected the first proposal in May because of what employees would have had to pay for health insurance.
Negotiations between Honeywell and U.A.W. Local 9 will resume on Feb. 21.