Union members arrested after blocking road to Castlewood Country Club Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:51 am
About 20 people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested this morning for blocking Castlewood Drive in what organizers described as an act of civil disobedience. The protest drew close to 100 demonstrators and nearly 50 police officers. Castlewood Drive was blocked from just before 8 a.m. until about 11:15, when the protesters blocking the road were taken into custody.
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Posted by Fred Pecker, a resident of another community, on Jun 25, 2011 at 7:03 pm
Raises the question, when Mr. Wohltmann writes
with neither side budging". The only place that the locked out workers have to budge is to walk away.
The community should be outraged that hard working people employed at a country club have been locked off their jobs by management at a club which people pay tens of thousands of dollars to join and remain members of. Shame on Castlewood.