The AFL-CIO announced that as of August 6, 2012, it has endorsed the United Steelworkers’ boycott of Palermo’s pizza. This boycott covers Palermo’s brand pizza, “Classics” brand pizza, and private label brand frozen pizza produced by palermo’s including Costco’s Kirkland brand.

Palermo’s workers have been engaged in an unfair labor practice strike since June 1, 2012. Palermo’s Pizza management has terminated over 75 workers as they were trying to form a union. The AFL-CIO encourages all affiliated unions to do everything in your power to assist these workers. Please go to for more information.

Please note that the other new additions to the AFL-CIO endorsed boycott list are:

  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Hardin, Lazarus, and Lewis, Cincinnati, OH