There will be a rally at the Bronx Terminal Market this Wednesday the 26th at 2:30 p.m. demanding that Related Companies, in a legally-binding agreement, preclude a Wal-Mart or BJ’s from the Gateway Mall. As we’ve commented earlier, the result of this unaccountable development process has been that we’ve been kept in the dark about the anchor tenants. Related hopes to receive its approvals and then after the fact sneak it any anti-union, low-wage, low-benefit store it wishes. A number of the groups involved in the Rego Park anti-Wal-Mart fight will be on hand make sure this doesn’t happen.
Here’s the advisory.