BY Ian Decker | Salt Lake City, Utah | 5/06/15
On May 2, more than 100 people rallied in celebration of International Workers Day. The event, put on by the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, drew a large crowd to the steps of the city and county buildings. The people gathered to show solidarity with workers, immigrants, national and international movements.
BY staff | Winston-Salem, NC | 5/06/15
For the eighth consecutive year, hundreds of people are expected to join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), AFL-CIO for a rally and march at the Reynolds American shareholders meeting on May 7 to demand the company finally act to ensure that their supply chain is free of human rights abuses.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/05/15
May 1, International Workers’ Day, several thousand marched here in defense of workers and immigrants.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/05/15
Undocumented Chicano and Central American students from Roosevelt High School led a militant May 1 march of about 400 people here on International Workers’ Day. The march included members of MEChA, and families, parents, and teachers in Boyle Heights. Viewed by thousands of spectators, youth supported by neighborhood families chanted, “Students support education and immigrant rights.”
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 5/03/15
There were a number of events here to celebrate International Workers’ Day on May 1.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/03/15
On May 1, the annual International Workers Day march for immigrant and workers rights merged in the streets with a Black Lives Matter march.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/02/15
More than 50 people gathered outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Ybor, a Tampa neighborhood, May 1.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 4/30/15
The Republican Party in Texas is intensifying its campaign against Chicano and Mexicano people by pushing for new repressive laws in the Texas legislature. Texas Governor Greg Abbott and his henchmen are seeking the support of the Greater Houston Partnership, an organization of liberal business leaders.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 4/25/15
Organizations around the Tampa Bay joined together here for a press conference, April 24, in front of the Ybor Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office, holding two banners, one that read “May Day” and another saying “Stop the deportations.”
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | Athens, Greece | 4/22/15
The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 90 million workers in 126 countries of the world expresses its grief and frustration for the tragedy that took place in the Mediterranean resulting to the death of hundreds of immigrants and refugees on April 19th, 2015.