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Did Chicago Funeral Directors and SCI Settle Strike?

January 28, 2014

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Did Chicago Funeral Directors and SCI Settle Strike?

We have received a few emails saying that the locked-out Chicago funeral directors and SCI have reached an agreement to end the strike and lock-out that has been going on since mid-2013.

We have not received official confirmation of this but we have found a few clues that are promising.

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The blog that was operated by the funeral directors on lockout,, has been removed (pictured above) as well as the website: (pictured below) that was set up as a resource to direct consumers to funeral homes in the Chicagoland not operated by SCI.

Screen Shot 2014-01-28 at 9.09.36 AMThis story is developing.