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Join us at 8am at Bryant Park to participate in one of the 99 pickets! Below is a partial list of the pickets planned for the day.

7 AM - 3 PM: Join the Laborers 79 at Savannah Partners – 1375 Broadway         

7 AM - 3 PM: Join the Laborers 79 at St. Giles Hotel – 120 East 38th St btw Park and Lexington  

8 - 9 AM: Join members of Legal Services of NYC fighting for a better contract – NYT Building, 620 8th Ave.

8 - 10 AM: Join Local 802 at Koch Brothers – Lincoln Center Plaza      

8 - 10 AM: Stop Post Office closures with Community-Labor United for Postal Jobs & Services! – James Farley Post Office, 421 8th Ave.

8:30 - 10:30 AM: Join members of the Newspaper Guild at McGraw Hill – 1221 6th Ave.  

8:30 - 9:30 AM: NYU Bobst Library – 70 Washington Square South      

9 - 11 AM: Strong Economy for All at Paulson Investment Co. – 1251 Ave of the Americas

9 - 10 AM: Join NYCC at Chase Bank – 270 Park Ave.                               

9 AM - 12 PM: Support Teamsters Local 814, locked out from Sotheby’s – 1334 York Ave at 72nd St.

10 - 11 AM: Join NYCC at Chase Branch – 401 Madison Ave.

11 AM - 1 PM: UFCW Local 1500 workers at Target – East 117th St., Harlem        

11 AM - 1 PM: Support NABET-CWA Local 16 workers at ABC – 66th and Columbus 

Immigrant Worker Justice Tour:

— 11:30 AM: Support the Laundry Workers Center – location TBA  

— 12:00 PM: Wells Fargo – location TBA

— 12:30 PM: Support Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Chipotle – 9 W 42nd St.              

— 1:30 - 2:30 PM: Support ROC-NY at Capital Grille – 155 E 42nd btw 3rd and Lexington

12 - 1:30 PM: Support members of CSEA AFSCME at Investment Banker Stephen Berger – 46th and Park Ave.

12 - 2 PM: Repeal Employer Sanctions with NMASS & IWJ – 26 Federal Plaza

1:30 - 4 PM: March with the Freelancers from Digital Media Companies – Madison Square Park (start) to Union Square (finish) 

3 - 4 PM: Support workers at Beth Israel with Workers United – 14th and Park

3 - 4 PM: Support workers at Strand Bookstore! – 828 Broadway        

7 PM: Support TWU fighting for a fair contract – MTA, 2 Broadway                      

8 - 10 PM: Support jazz musicians fighting for fair benefits – Washington Square Park (meet at the arch)

Emergency Picket Now!

If you have time RIGHT NOW, please come to 63rd street and Second Avenue Hot and Crusty location. A union-busing firm is sitting the workers down for a closed meeting and we are planning on picketing outside. They want to close the bakery for several hours to do this. Please join us if you’re anywhere in the area, we need your bodies!  The Laundry Workers Union need your solidarity!

99 Pickets in action—Come join in!

TONIGHT! Support @ROC_NY and workers, and demand an end to retaliation by Capital Grille. 6pm, 155 E 42nd. #99PKTS

Dear Friends,

The Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) invites you and any other supporters to come out on Wednesday, May 16th, from 6-7 PM, for an action in support of Capital Grille workers that are part of the Dignity at Darden campaign.

Our most recent actions against retaliation have sent a strong message to the company and energized the workers. So, let’s keep building!

Dignity at Darden is a nationwide workplace justice campaign launched by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC-United) involving Capital Grille workers in five cities. Darden, which owns the Capital Grille, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, and more, is the largest full-service restaurant group in the world, and it claims to be a “leader” in the industry. However, workers have filed a class action lawsuit alleging wage theft and discrimination, and have sought to change other unfair working conditions.

For more information about the campaign, you can go to DignityAtDarden.org

Again, here are the details for the event: When: Wednesday,May 16th, 6-7 PM, Where:155 E 42nd Street (between 3rd Ave. and Lexington). In front of the Capital Grille, Chrysler Center

Your support is much appreciated, and will play an important role in the success of the campaign.

Please RSVP to john@rocyny.org