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Thompson won’t go to bat for Ormet workers’ future

August 1, 2014
Marietta Times

My father and both of my grandfathers each worked at least 30 years at Ormet Aluminum. In fact, between the three of them they spent 95 years working hard to make a living inside the walls of that plant. After my dad suffered a stroke in the summer of 2012, right before the start of my sophomore year at Marietta College, his sole goal was to return to Ormet as a crane operator. Less than six months after his return to work, my father no longer had his job at Ormet because of inaction, irresponsibility, and a lack of integrity displayed by our governor, our Congressman, and State Representative Andy Thompson.



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