Post Tagged with: "May Day"

May Day Draws Mass March in Manhattan

            NEW YORK –Thousands of workers and community activists thronged lower Manhattan on May Day, the international workers holiday, in a mass march for raising the minimum wage, backing municipal workers, opposing private firms running public schools and for comprehensive immigration reform, among other causes. The march, organized by AFSCME District Council 37, the state […]

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GOP State Legislative Leaders, Fearing Reaction Stop Right To Work Drives In Ohio, Missouri

COLUMBUS—Fearing public reaction which could hurt their party at the polls next year – symbolized by a mass May Day protest on the state Capitol lawn in Columbus, Ohio – Republican state legislative leaders in Ohio and Missouri effectively stopped drives for so-called “right to work” laws in those governing bodies.

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