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Hunts Point Workers Went on Strike and Won – Jacobin magazine

A strike that began on Sunday, January 17 came to an end around noon today when 1,400 Hunts Point produce market workers, members of Teamsters Local 202, overwhelmingly ratified a three-year contract. The majority of New York Citys produce passes through Hunts Point, making it a critical chokepoint, a fact that ratcheted up pressure on the workers for a quick settlement. 
Having persisted in the face of aggressive police and freezing temperatures, the union declared victory. As the Cityreports,…

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