Working People Rally on May Day for Workplace Rights and Solidarity

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By Kenneth Quinnell

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Working People Rally on May Day for Workplace Rights and Solidarity

Metro DC Labor Council

On May 1, International Workers’ Day, rallies, protests and demonstrations were held across the globe in celebration of working people and their continued fight for rights in the the workplace. Here are some of the key tweets from May Day events.

On #MayDay2017, we reaffirm that Immigrant Rights = Workers’ Rights #1uAdelante

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) May 1, 2017

Today & EVERYDAY we must celebrate the #workingclass – Share if you agree #MayDay

— LIUNA (@LIUNA) May 1, 2017

Today, let’s commit to work together to lift up working families around the world. #USWWorks #MayDay2017

— United Steelworkers (@steelworkers) May 1, 2017

Feliz Primero de Mayo! Las familias trabajadoras unidas a través de fronteras por mejores derechos! #MayDay2017 #primerodemayo

— AFL-CIO Latino (@AFLCIOLatino) May 1, 2017

This #MayDay, we #RiseUp to declare Planned Parenthood stands with immigrants, workers and those who are fighting for a more just world!

— PP Black Community (@PPBlackComm) May 1, 2017

Worldwide there are people dealing with workplace abuses, racism, sexism, homophobia & being underpaid and overworked. #dosomething #mayday

— Carmen Berkley (@CarmenSpinDiego) May 1, 2017

Whether for immigrants, women, people of color, LGBTQ people or anyone else, we’re proud to march alongside millions #MayDay2017 #unitehere

— UNITEHERE! Local100 (@unitehere100) May 1, 2017

.@AAPIsResist all the attacks on our communities. Today on #MayDay2017 we #RiseUP with all working people. #1uWeRise

— APALA (@APALAnational) May 1, 2017

Today is #mayday. I’m in Chicago, where it all started 2 march, rally & affirm solidarity with all workers. With papers and without @AFLCIO

— Tefere Gebre (@Tefere_Gebre) May 1, 2017

Crowd starting to build at UNITY March for Immigrants in Las Vegas #1uadelante #MayDay2017 @Culinary226 @NVAFLCIO

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) May 1, 2017

Members of @Culinary226 lead the Vegas UNITY March for Immigrants & bust a move! Excited to stand up for immigrant rights #1uadelante

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) May 2, 2017

1000s of workers, immigrants & community members took over the Las Vegas Strip to march for immigrant rights on #MayDay2017 #1uadelante

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) May 2, 2017

Today is #mayday a day to remember and respect workers’ rights as human rights. #1u

— Richard L. Trumka (@RichardTrumka) May 1, 2017

May Day protest @WellsFargo @dallasaflcio Pres George Rangel of the @TexasAFT leads the fight. @AFLCIO @TexasAFLCIO

— Dallas AFL-CIO (@dallasaflcio) May 1, 2017

Si se puede #dconstrike #mayday2017

— DC Jobs With Justice (@DCJWJ) May 1, 2017

HAPPENING NOW! #MayDayAction #MayDay #MayDay2017 #1mayo #1May #1demayo #CasaInAction

— MetroDCLaborCouncil (@DCLabor) May 1, 2017

In the streets with @RepJayapal and @lizshuler saying immigrants are vital to our society #MayDay2017

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) May 1, 2017

Kenneth Quinnell
Wed, 05/03/2017 – 12:19

Source: AFL-CIO

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