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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Hunts Point Workers Strike
Workers at Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx are on strike, saying they deserve higher wages after six died and hundreds fell ill from the coronavirus. Several Democrats have also waded into the dispute, supporting the workers.
There’s no working person in New York City that I could think of that would think that what you’re doing is wrong. Everybody’s behind you. Everybody’s behind you. [cheering] Remember that — let’s celebrate, that community, let’s celebrate that solidarity. We’ll go bring out the hot chocolate for you guys. Let’s enjoy each other’s company, and let’s make sure that we hold the line nice and strong until we get that dollar. Thank you all very much.
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