In response to more than 170 impending layoffs at Sensata Technologies, a Bain Capital-owned plant slated to be outsourced, a collection of community,
religious, and labor leaders have promised to ban together and fight
back to save the Freeport jobs.
“When I found out that my
job was going to be shipped overseas to China ... at first I was angry, now
just five or six months away from unemployment, I’m scared,” said
Cheryl Randecker, a Sensata employee who has worked at the plant for 33
years. “As a single mother, I don’t just worry about myself, I actually
worry about my daughter."
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