Community members and striking workers will gather at Costco in Grafton at 950 Port Washington Road from 4:00pm to 6:00pm this Thursday, August 30, for an informational picket. Activists and workers in more than 20 cities are participating in a national week of action outside Costco stores this week to encourage Costco to follow through on their commitment to resolve this issue in the right way for its workers and customers. Costco is the largest retailer of Palermo products.
Come join the picket line this Friday, August 31 at 1:30pm outside Palermo’s Pizza in Menomonee Valley to encourage Palermo’s CEO, Giacomo Fallucca, to hold a productive meeting with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. President Trumka is meeting with Fallucca Friday afternoon in Washington, DC.
Cities participating in the National Days of Action include: Los Angeles, CA, San Jose, CA, Seattle, WA, Houston, TX, Miami, FL, Chicago, Il, Pittsburgh, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Madison Heights, MI, Middleton, WI, Grafton, WI, Pewaukee, WI, San Antonio, TX, El Paso, TX, Austin, TX, Minneapolis, MN, Gary, IN.