Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Palermo's Pizza Workers On Strike Demanding Better Working Conditions, Higher Wages, Benefits And A Union

Photo: Voces de la Frontera Facebook

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement stricker worker vertification standards at Palermo's Pizza sparked workers strike.

By H. Nelson Goodson
June 5, 2012

Milwaukee - On Friday, Palermo's Pizza workers at 3301 W. Canal Street engaged in a strike to demand better working conditions, higher wages, benefits and to be able to form a credited workers union at the company. The strike was sparked last week by proposed stricker U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employment vertification of workers at Palermo's. Palermo's Pizza is the brand of the frozen manufactured pizza by Palermo Villa, Inc.
The company did a lock down several days ago. The Palermo's management has considered replacing the striking employees with other temperary workers, but has stepped back from doing so for the moment, according to striking workers.
Palermo's management says, the strike hasn't disrupted any production, despite the strike.
A Palermo's workers strike fund was created to help the striking employees, according to Voces de la Frontera Facebook page.

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