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Arrests imminent as students occupy campus office for Palermo's Pizza workers


Milwaukee, WI - Over 50 students rallied today, Feb. 6, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to demand the University join the boycott of Palermo's Pizza. Organized by UWM Boycott Coalition, striking workers participated in today’s rally.

Palermo's Pizza workers, mostly Latino, have been on strike since June 1, 2012 when management fired workers for attempting to organize a union.

After months of petitioning and other actions, today's rally led to the occupation of Executive Director of Auxiliary Services Scott Peak's office.

"Our campaign to get the University of Wisconsin-Milwauke...