Saturday, July 21, 2007

Workers Unite in Brooklyn

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Working 115 hours a week, earning under $4 dollars an hour, in New York City, where minimum wage is $7.15 and a studio apartment may cost $900 a month or more; three Latino employees at HWH Trading Company decided to unionize and join the Industrial Workers of the World in order to demand fair conditions.

July 1st Brooklyn, NY ~ Pay attention when the guy who claims NOT to be the owner says '"I" pay them 2,000 a week!'. Marcos uncovers several layers of deceit and a beautiful no compromise protest.

Related Links ::: cinecantina, IWW

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