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1/20 #Solidarity w/airport workers from the @Teamsters & @transportworker! #MLKDay More info: nytimes.com/2014/01/16/nyr… pic.twitter.com/r9Xl3RoWHC 

Today we took a field trip to Kaplan Intl and told them to sign…  

10/23/2013










Today we took a field trip to Kaplan Intl and told them to sign a fair contract now w/their teachers! Huge thanks to Rude Mechanical Orchestra for “Which Side Are You On?” http://99pickets.org/kaplan

Join Community Farmworkers Alliance in NYC

8/07/2013

Of the five largest fast food corporations in the country — McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, Taco Bell (Yum! Brands), and…

Over 150 people marched through SoHo in NYC today to demand that…  

6/29/2013




















Over 150 people marched through SoHo in NYC today to demand that US retailers take responsibility for safety conditions in factories that manufacture their products. Companies like Gap (which owns Old Navy, Banana Republic and Piperlime), American Eagle, Walmart and Target have refused to sign the Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord, which provides an important first step toward assuring all workers a safe workplace.

Support LSSA Legal Workers on Strike!

5/24/2013

On May 15, 2013 the Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW Local 2320 went on strike. The union represents over 200…

CIW – March on Wendy’s for Farmworker Justice!

5/16/2013

Join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their allies for a spirited, art-filled action demanding justice for farmworkers in…

Stand up for Immigrant Workers with Laundry Workers Center!

3/12/2013

Please join immigrant workers as they come out of the shadows and confront their boss on Wednesday the 13th at…

Rally at the Post House

2/14/2013

Workers at Post House restaurant on the UES have been working without a contract for over 4 months. The Chartounis…

CWA – Bring Back the Cablevision 22!

2/04/2013

On January 30th, Cablevision unconscionably and illegally locked out and fired 22 CWA workplace activists at Brooklyn Cablevision who were…

Fair Contract for Post House Restaurant Workers!

1/23/2013

Workers at Post House restaurant on the UES have been working without a contract for over 4 months. Owners are…

Democracy Now! coverage of Tuesday morning’s #blocktheboat…  

12/20/2012


Democracy Now! coverage of Tuesday morning’s #blocktheboat picket at the Port of Newark.

Also on DN! today, The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Used Payoffs to Bribe Its Way Through Expansion in Mexico

From Bangladesh to the Jersey shore, (sing it!) Solidarity…  

12/18/2012


From Bangladesh to the Jersey shore, (sing it!) Solidarity Forever!!  

They have taken untold millions that they never toiled to earn,
But without our brain and muscle not a single wheel can turn.
We can break their haughty power, gain our freedom when we learn
that the union makes us strong.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/171823/occupy-activists-stage-block-boat-protest-against-ship-bearing-walmart-goods-bangladesh

walmartelves: Unforseeable Costs from #WalmartElves @CorpAction…  

12/18/2012


walmartelves:

Unforseeable Costs from #WalmartElves @CorpAction #OurMart #WalkOutOnWalmart

ROC-NY: Carolers of the World Unite!

12/08/2012

The holidays are upon us! Tis the season of generosity, giving, and being with family. But there’s something lurking in…

Hold Walmart CEO Mike Duke Accountable!

12/06/2012

Walmart CEO Mike Duke is visiting NYC on Tuesday, Dec. 11 to give a speech for the Council on Foreign…

SEIU 32BJ – Justice for Aiport Workers!

11/19/2012

Join JFK Security Officers On November 21st! The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the…

Wall Street to Walmart: Occupy Black Friday

11/03/2012

Update: our press release is here. In the wake of a series of unprecedented Walmart retail and warehouse strikes, Walmart workers,…

CANCELLED! ROC-NY – Zombies for Corporate Greed Press Conference

10/26/2012

DUE TO THE STORM, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! ——————————- Please join us for a press conference held by the…

Twice the Work, Half the Pay: Entrepreneurship and Exploitation in the Music Industry

10/16/2012

The annual CMJ Music Marathon comes to NYC October 16-20, with panels on the music business promising to “help make sense of…

J4JA – March for Fair Pay & Pensions

10/10/2012

After attending Twice the Work, Half the Pay and learning how musicians and other independent workers can build solidarity and…

Boycott Saigon Grill!

9/28/2012

For years, the owners of Saigon Grill, Simon and Michelle Nget, failed to pay minimum wage and overtime to many…

NABET/CWA – Disney: Give workers a fair contract!

9/25/2012

The members of the five Locals of NABET-CWA in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles have…

Jazz Artists are Workers Too! Join the J4JA march!

9/24/2012

The Justice for Jazz Artists campaign marches on – we are going back to the Blue Note with a live…

It was a beautiful day in the streets for #S17NYC! #99PKTS…  

9/17/2012


It was a beautiful day in the streets for #S17NYC! #99PKTS

Join 99 PKTS on September 17 for the Occupy Wall Street Anniversary!

9/16/2012

99 Pickets, OWS Arts & Labor, the Labor Outreach Committee, and Immigrant Worker Justice are all joining forces on the…

99 PKTS Blitz

9/16/2012

99 Pickets is organizing another Blitz! Workers and members of the Laundry Workers Center are organizing at the Brick Oven…

S17: People’s Wall

9/14/2012

Meet up and march with OWS labor groups as part of the massive S17 People’s Wall in the Financial District. Labor…

S17: 99 Pickets Blitz

9/10/2012

In the vein of May Day, we will be picketing several employers and banks, supporting workers in their struggles against…

S17: Labor Swirl

9/09/2012

After the early morning “People’s Wall”, regroup and join the “99 Revolutions” with a mobile protest of exploitative employers and…

MORE: Chicago Teacher Strike Solidarity March

9/09/2012

Teachers in Chicago are striking for increased resources and quality programs for students and fair working conditions for teachers. Movement of…

Defend Hot and Crusty Workers and the Struggle of the 99%!

8/31/2012

Tomorrow, Friday, August 31st, the Hot and Crusty company will perpetrate the ultimate union-busting move: close down the shop because…

Stop #3 on our Verizon Wireless / Hot & Crusty blitz last…  

8/30/2012


Stop #3 on our Verizon Wireless / Hot & Crusty blitz last night! 

** DON’T BUY VERIZON UNTIL WORKERS HAVE A FAIR CONTRACT.
** Call Verizon and demand that they give workers a fair contract. 1 (800) 229-9460

Last year Verizon made almost $

3 billion in profit. Now they want workers to sacrifice paid sick days, raises and their retirement.

At the same time, Verizon just tripled CEO McAdams’ 
salary to $23 million a year.

99 PKTS Verizon Blitz

8/23/2012

99 Pickets is organizing a Verizon Blitz! We will be marching through several Verizon Wireless stores, educating the public about…

Verizon Leafleting – 34th St. Store

8/23/2012

Join members of OWS Labor Outreach Committee and community members in front of the 34th St. Verizon Wireless store. CWA…

Verizon Leafleting – 34th St. Store

8/20/2012

CWA and IBEW are still fighting for a fair contract with Verizon! Verizon is demanding workers agree to concessions in…

Verizon Picket – 34th St. Store

8/17/2012

CWA and IBEW are still fighting for a fair contract with Verizon! Verizon is demanding workers agree to concessions in…

Support Workers at Brick Oven Pizza!

8/12/2012

Members of the Laundry Workers Center are organizing at Brick Oven Pizza on 14th St. For the past few weeks…

Update on CWA/IBEW Fight for Justice at Verizon

8/12/2012

CWA & IBEW are still fighting for a fair contract with Verizon. Below is an update from CWA. We wanted…

Twitter Picket Against Verizon/Cable Monopoly Deal

8/12/2012

On Wednesday, August 15th, we are going to take over the Twitter feed of Verizon, the FCC, the Department of…

Verizon Picket – 34th St. Store

8/12/2012

CWA and IBEW are still fighting for a fair contract with Verizon! Verizon is demanding workers agree to concessions in…

Twitter Picket Against Verizon/Cable Monopoly Deal

8/10/2012

On Friday, August 10th & Wednesday, August 15th, we are going to take over the Twitter feed of Verizon, the…

Say NO to Verizon Greed!

8/09/2012

Today it’s open season on labor in New York City. Companies across the board are waging a full scale attack…

Ride for the American Dream – Support Immigrant Workers!

8/07/2012

Immigrants in NYC work hard to advance and provide a better future for their families. But some luxury real estate…

Say NO to Verizon Greed!

8/07/2012

Today it’s open season on labor in New York City. Companies across the board are waging a full scale attack…

Say NO to Verizon Greed!

8/07/2012

Today it’s open season on labor in New York City. Companies across the board are waging a full scale attack…

Organize a Picket to Support Verizon Workers!

8/06/2012

Verizon is making millions in profit and give execs raises, while demanding workers sacrifice paid sick days, raises and their…

Weekly Leafletting with Verizon Workers!

8/06/2012

Support the workers at Verizon! Attend one of the weekly leafletings at the 34th St Verizon Wireless Store! Every Tuesday…

Wheels4Worker’s Ride for the American Dream #RideAmericanDream

8/05/2012

Immigrants in NYC work hard to advance themselves and provide a better future for their families, but some luxury real…

Laundry Workers Center Victory Party/Fundraiser!

8/02/2012

After months of hard work and some truly historic victories, ITS TIME TO CELEBRATE! Please join members, staff, family and…

Support Workers at Brick Oven Pizza

8/02/2012

Laundry Workers Center would like to invite you to our next action in our second Hot and Crusty target at…

Support Verizon Workers!

7/29/2012

Members of CWA & IBEW at Verizon have been working without a contract for the last year. Support their efforts…

CWA Emergency Coalition Support Meeting

7/25/2012

Eleven months after CWA’s two-week strike against Verizon in August, 2011, negotiations over a new contract for 45,000 CWA and…