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International Workers’ Day celebration planned for Minneapolis

By Mick Kelly |
April 25, 2015
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Minneapolis, MN – Minnesotans will be celebrating International Workers’ Day early this year. Labor and community leaders will speak out at an event organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), Sunday, April 26, 2:30 p.m., at 4200 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis.

“International Workers Day is celebrated by the working class all over the world. This great holiday, a revolutionary holiday, is an important time to talk about where we stand and to make plans for the battles ahead. In Minneapolis, I will have the honor of standing with leaders from the trade union movement, immigrant rights, welfare rights struggle and others, as we speak about what it will take to fight for, and win, the bright future we all deserve,” states Jess Sundin of FRSO, who will deliver an important speech at the event.

Speakers at the April 26 May Day celebration will include Kas Schwerdtfger, a leader of Defeat Right to Work in Wisconsin and member of Teamsters Local 344, Cherrene Horazuk, president of AFSCME Local 3800, Jigme Ugen, executive vice president of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and leaders of the Welfare Rights Committee.