Joseph S. Pete is a Lisagor Award-winning business reporter who covers steel, industry, unions, the ports, retail, banking and more. The Indiana University grad has been with The Times since 2013 and blogs about craft beer, culture and the military.
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Drivers represented by Teamsters Local 142 have manned the picket line on Calumet Avenue 24/7 since going on strike last Monday. The workers who haul Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and Bubly sparkling water across the Midwest have installed a giant inflatable fat cat outside the bottling plant.