Uber drivers, street vendors, fast-food workers and union activists arrived downtown by the busload on Monday to participate in a boisterous march and rally aimed at mustering the political power of low-wage employees in next year’s United States congressional elections. 19 more words
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Low-wage workers, union activists rally for higher pay and right to organize without fear of retribution
About 1,000 SEIU members will hold a Labor Day rally and march.
from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/la-me-labor-day-march-20170904-htmlstory.html
By MOLLY CHARBONEAU
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