May Day

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Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rallies and celebrations were held throughout the world Wednesday to commemorate International Workers' Day, or May Day, and marches in Philly gave a voice to the unemployed, the underemployed and the exploited. "I have to work two jobs and don't have time to get...
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Hotel workers protest on May Day
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Service workers and activists held a May Day protest at Philadelphia City Hall, demanding that City Council pass a bill to force employers to stabilize working conditions. "We need a fair work week -- and we demand a fair work week," shouted activists. Demonstrators represented groups such as...
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Hotel workers protest on May Day
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 30, 2018 - 11:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tuesday is May Day, International Workers Day, and protesters are expected to hit the streets around Philadelphia. "We see this as a transformative moment," says Erika Almiron, executive director of Juntos. Juntos is an immigrants rights organization that is part of...
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