Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma and his undocumented immigrant coworkers set out to end abusive conditions at a New York restaurant chain. This epic power struggle turns a single city block into a battlefield in America's new wage wars.
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At a popular bakery café, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma López has never been interested in politics, but in January 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back. Risking deportation and the loss of their livelihood, the workers team up with a diverse crew of innovative young organizers and take the unusual step of forming their own independent union, launching themselves on a journey that will test the limits of their resolve. In one roller-coaster year, they must overcome a shocking betrayal and a two-month lockout. Lawyers will battle in court, Occupy Wall Street protesters will take over the restaurant, and a picket line will divide the neighborhood. If they can win a contract, it will set a historic ... Written by
Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick
Hurrah! I got your movie today & just finished watching it. I was crying & I never cry. I wanted so much for them to win their jobs back! & to end with all the fast food places organizing for better wages too--that was genius! All I could think of was that Cesar Chavez would have been so proud of the workers fighting against impossible odds like that. I plan to show "Cesar Chavez" after The Hand at our film festival.
Thanx again for a Great documentary!
Towards an Equal & Just Society!
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