Union official blames Remington Arms expansion in Alabama on NY Safe Act

Union official blames Remington Arms expansion in Alabama on NY Safe Act – A union official said Saturday the Remington Arms Co.’s decision to open a manufacturing plant in Alabama does not bode well for Ilion, and he’s blaming New York’s Safe Act restrictions on assault weapons.  “It can’t be good,” said Fran Madore, president of United Mine Workers Local 717, which represents 1,180 of the 1,300 Remington employees in Ilion. “How can it be good?”