73 low-wage immigrant workers died at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the World Trade Center, Tower 1 on September 11th, 2001, and about 300 workers lost their jobs in that restaurant. Out of this tragedy, ROC was born.  This September 11th we commemorated ten years of building a restaurant worker movement as a legacy for our fallen brothers and sisters of Windows on the World. Below is a listing of the media coverage.


CNN: “9/11: Remember Windows on the World

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Program: “Helping Others: A Restaurant’s Post-September 11 Legacy

VotoLatino: “Witness to 9/11 Remembers

Free Speech Radio News: “Restaurant established by WTC workers after 9/11 spurs national movement

Huffington Post: “Former Windows On The World Employees Become Advocates For Fair Treatment Of Service Workers