On Saturday, January 31, a rally and march will be held to support striking Stella D’Oro workers in New York City. The company is attempting to destroy their union The 135 workers of Stella D’Oro, the biscuit producers, most of whom are Latina women and immigrants from Asia and Africa are confronting a cold winter on the streets. They have been on strike since August 13, 2008. The company, Brynwood Partners, has refused to negotiate and is demanding that the workers return to work without a contract in an attempt to destroy their union.
JOIN THE MARCH DOWN BROADWAY!
Saturday JAN. 31 * 11AM * 237 St & Bway
#1 train to 238th St. (at Broadway); map
In front of Stella D’Oro plant on 237th Street & Broadway
“No Justice, No Cookies!”
BOYCOTT STELLA D’ORO PRODUCTS
The workers have gone on strike because the company wants to: Slash wages by as much as 25% Make health insurance unaffordable by imposing crushing premiums Eliminate holidays, vacations, sick pay & current pension Eliminate extra pay for working Saturdays
The strikers are represented by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 50. They are on the picket line everyday!
Committee in Support of the Stella D’Oro Strikers
YOUTUBE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQgv3n-A5Cs