Seattle Solidarity Network's campaign of direct action finally convinced thieving boss Eric Galanti to pay Lucio his long-withheld wages.Lucio was a cook at the Admiral Pub in West Seattle; when Lucio was deported to Mexico, his boss took advantage of the situation by withholding Lucio's final paycheck. But with the support of Lucio's family here in Seattle, Seasol fought for the payment of Lucio's wages.
After a three month fight Marco and Seasol have won our campaign against Jumbo Buffet in White Center. Marco received $4700, making up for the months of working under mininum wage with no breaks or overtime pay.This fight was a lesson in solidarity for all of us. With the support of the community we put a major squeeze on a cheating boss. The best part is that Marco has become a star organizer - already soliciting new fights with new workers...
Seattle Solidarity Network beats a national real estate company with the help of visiting organizers from other solidarity networks."SeaSol's latest victory is over FPI Management, a national real estate management company with properties in over ten states."
Four anarchist anti-fascists from Kazan, Oleg Kapustyanov, Ruslan Rostov, Timur Dornonin and Artyom Sher are currently in remand prison. A fifth suspect, Dmitri Ilichev, has been issued traveling restrictions. The purpose of their imprisonment is to pressure them to plea guilty.