On the eve of Washington, DC, meeting between Palermo’s CEO Giacomo “Jack” Fallucca and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, community allies joined with striking workers for boycott action in Grafton, WI.
The group spoke with dozens of shoppers on their way in to Costco Wholesale, the largest distributor of Palermo’s pizza, and urged Costco members to join the boycott campaign.
A number of Costco members allied with the Palermo’s Workers Union went inside Costco to ask for a printout of the total dollar amount they had spent at Costco in 2011 and so far in 2012. They were surprised to discover that the sum total of purchases made by just three Costco members amounted to nearly $18,000. Continue reading “Workers and Allies Boycott Action in Grafton, WI”