Volume 77 / Number 39 - Feb. 27 - March 04, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Villager photo by Corky Lee

Saigon Grill must eat crow

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that Saigon Grill must rehire the delivery workers the restaurant chain fired from two of its locations almost one year ago. The N.L.R.B. ruled the fired workers — from both Saigon Grill’s Upper West Side and University Pl. restaurants — must be rehired within 14 days with full back pay. The Justice Will Be Served Campaign organized the fired workers, who demanded to be paid minimum wage. The campaign has urged a continuation of the boycott until Saigon Grill complies with the order. Above, on Saturday, fired workers continued their picket near the University Pl. Saigon Grill.

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