Families Hopeful As Federal Immigration Bill Moves Forward to US Senate

The following is a statement from executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz, on the Senate Judiciary Committee passing the «Gang of 8» immigration bill onto the Senate, with a bipartisan vote of 13-5 after several amendment hearings: «Yesterday represents important momentum in the legislative process to create a path to citizenship for millions of New Americans. It is […]

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Palermo’s Pizza Workers Mark Year’s End with Renewed Call for Union Recognition, Vow to Escalate National Boycott

MILWAUKEE- To mark the holiday season, striking Palermo’s Pizza workers and their families rallied today to give thanks for the community support they have received in their struggle, sang Palermo’s-related Christmas carols, and sent a message of hope for the New Year.  At the rally, held outside of the Palermo production facility, workers celebrated their […]

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BREAKING: NLRB Issues Decision Upholding Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Palermo Villa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joe Shansky (414) 218-3331 The following is a statement from the Palermo Workers Union in response to today’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board: «We are glad that today the Milwaukee regional office of the NLRB announced a decision finding that Palermo Villa, Inc. violated federal labor law.  Palermo’s treatment of its […]

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