Major meatpacking plant gives 15,000 workers day off MayÃ‚Â 1.
California Senate votes to support work boycott
May 1 immigrant boycott aims to “close” US cities
“There will be 2 to 3 million people hitting the streets in Los Angeles alone. We’re going to close down Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Tucson, Phoenix, Fresno,” said Jorge Rodriguez, a union official who helped organize earlier rallies credited with rattling Congress as it weighs the issue.
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At yesterday’s National Alliance for Human Rights meeting, it was announced that on May 1st, community leaders announce an international boycott against Coca Cola and its products (Minute Maid, etc.)Ã‚Â If amnesty is not granted then a second international company should be added to the list.Ã‚Â Wal-Mart?