Guards join prisoners in labor strike

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Several prison guards of an Alabama prison went on strike this weekend, in support of inmates protesting overcrowding and unjust labor practice. On Saturday, the correctional officers did not report to work. The Alabama Department of Corrections and the Assistant Commissioner Grant Culliver were called upon to help serve meals. According to eyewitnesses, the warden himself was pushing the food cart. On Sept. 9, several prisoners at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility went on strike for 24 hours, refusing to show up for their work assignments. Some argue that prison labor is against the … Continue reading Guards join prisoners in labor strike