With passing trucks and buses honking their support, employees of the Stella D'oro Biscuit Company chanted, "The workers -- united -- will never be defeated," as they filed through the gates of the factory in the Bronx on Tuesday.
Their sense of accomplishment was hard-earned: they had walked out in August and kept up a picket line through the fall, winter and spring of a deepening recession. They sued the company for unfair labor practices and prevailed in court, winning the right to return to work, proud that not one worker had broken ranks.
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