99 Pickets

NYC Worker Solidarity

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99 Pickets, a group originally from Occupy Wall Street, seeks to help build a mass workers’ movement in New York City and beyond. We are workers, immigrants, artists, the unemployed, students and retirees: the 99%.

Get plugged into what’s happening with worker campaigns around the city at our monthly solidarity meetings, the second Thursday of each month, from 6-8pm. We provide English/Spanish interpretation, childcare, and our meeting spaces are wheelchair-accessible.

Or, come to one of dozens of actions (from a number of organizations) supporting workers fighting for a living wage, respect at the workplace, and against wage theft and intimidation. Check out our calendar, join our email list for info about upcoming actions, or sign up for emergency text alerts, which occasionally let people know when workers need our support and need it now! Simply text @pickets to the number 23559.

 

3/16 Amazing sign featuring Manuel Antonio Liberato, owner of Liberato restaurant who is accused of wage theft #1u pic.twitter.com/fMrXIyDWi1 
3/16 Dozens outside Liberato restaurant in #bronx protesting stolen wages, sexual harassment m.thenation.com/blog/201457-wo… #1u pic.twitter.com/13LzQBJCgj 
3/13 "You can't close your eyes & pretend we're not here!" @childrensplace #payup $8 million you owe to #ranaplaza victims pic.twitter.com/ofLKoeiuoS 
3/12 When BD workers fight 4 a garment indust. they can be proud of, we must not stnd by in silence on.fb.me/1wAXsvD pic.twitter.com/CtPBj36Rim 
3/12 FRI 5pm Union Sq, tell @childrensplace to DROP the charges on 27 protesters & #payup now! on.fb.me/1wAXsvD #1u pic.twitter.com/u7PRhJtSCW 
3/12 26 arrested today, telling @childrensplace to #payup $8 mil they owe to #RanaPlaza victims northjersey.com/news/business/… #1u pic.twitter.com/R8kl12Yr1h 
1/19 Liberato's hiring: se ofrece un salario robado. pic.twitter.com/rKpWAckd04 
1/19 Liberato workers, we are with you! pic.twitter.com/nNF98LN7yW 
1/19 ¿Qué queremos? ¡Justicia! ¿Cuando? ¡Ahora! pic.twitter.com/hWwekFVtRh 
1/19 ¿Qué es Liberato? ¡Un explotador! pic.twitter.com/OyMzNsyQNZ 
1/19 Community picket outside Liberato restaurant in support of workers organizing. No to intimidation! pic.twitter.com/Z7LkOGzc58 
1/19 Liberato, escucha! Estamos en la lucha! pic.twitter.com/DXhrgEGvGI 
1/18 MLK DAY ACTION: stand w/workers sued by Liberato for extortion 4-7pm @ 1 W 183rd BX on.fb.me/1yx3Mlv #1u pic.twitter.com/FxmHCD4FkR 
10/23 #cablevision worker: “our war is not against each other. It’s against those corporate thugs trying to divide us!” #1u pic.twitter.com/djzCfIQwdU 
10/23 CWA! We're not going away! 200+ here to support #Cablevision workers fighting for a fair contract for THREE years now pic.twitter.com/npWIXcovX9 

Solidarity Call-in to Liberato

Workers have been organizing at the famous Liberato restaurant in the Bronx for several months now. But the restaurant still refuses to pay even minimum wage to their workers, and they are harassing worker leaders by arbitrarily changing their duties and work schedules.

99 Pickets is calling a solidarity call-in campaign on Saturday 9/5 12-2pm, Sunday 9/6 12-2pm, Monday 9/7 12-2pm. More info here.