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WNYC Report on New Day New York Week of Action  

12/05/2013

Customers sipping coffee and reading the paper at the Grand Café, outside of Grand Central Terminal had their quiet morning smashed by a dozen protesters and the Rude Mechanical Orchestra marching band.  They claimed four workers were unfairly fired for organizing.

Restaurant Union Workers Win Historic Victory in New York City

9/09/2012

From Alternet: The restaurant workers who were fired and locked out of their store for organizing a union have won…

Bakery Workers Occupy Hot & Crusty When Owner Closes It Down Rather Than Allow Union

9/02/2012

From the Village Voice: Friday was the last day that the Hot & Crusty bakery on 63rd and 2nd Avenue…

Cops Save Verizon Again

8/12/2012

From CWA Local 1101: Police assistance was again needed last Thursday morning to dispatch technicians at Verizon garage locations in…

Occupied Stories on Justice for Jazz Artists

8/10/2012

From Occupied Stories, a firsthand account of yesterday’s Justice for Jazz Artists march which 99 Pickets Brigade members attended. From what…

Restaurant Workers Get Support

7/29/2012

From Worker’s World: A strong, multinational protest took place on July 19 in front of the Capital Grille on East…

Zuccotti at Work: Daydreams of a Rank and Filer

7/25/2012

Great article from 99 Pickets member Amy Muldoon: Occupy Wall Street, with all its explosive force and lovely razor-clean language…

Workers Win Historic Election for Union Representation at New York Restaurant Chain Hot and Crusty

5/24/2012

Citing Company-Wide Wage Theft, Safety Violations, Verbal Abuse and Sexual Harassment, Workers Vote for Independent Union in 12 to 8…

Solidarity in Action: “99 Pickets” Picking Up Steam as May Day Approaches

5/24/2012

From Occupy Wall St.: Workers across New York City are organizing “99 Picket Lines” building up to May Day, where…

Sotheby’s Teamsters and OWS protest The Scream auction

5/07/2012

From Waging Nonviolence: The idea for the protest emerged from the “99 Pickets” that were organized by OWS as part…