GRITtv: 1000 Voices: Sherry Johnson

Sherry Johnson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin nearly lost her sight from glaucoma. When she had to miss work for surgery to save her eyes, she was fired from her position for taking the time off. She had also signed a petition for a union in her workplace just before her illness. In this clip from our friends at 1000 Voices, she explains why a union might have helped her keep her job. Distributed by Tubemogul.

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