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Marchers focus on immigration, workers’ rights

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of union members, immigrant-rights advocates and community activists descended on downtown Los Angeles May 1 for the annual May Day march. This year’s march focused on three themes — defending workers’ rights, halting deportations that break up families and urging residents to vote in the upcoming mid-term elections. Nearly three dozen…

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Workers’ organizations plan May Day march

LOS ANGELES — “Together We Fight Back” will be the theme as the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles holds it annual May 1 march and rally starting at noon from the corner of Sixth Street and South Olive streets downtown. The coalition, which consists of 50 organizations including labor unions, immigrant rights, faith communities, youth…

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Parades and rallies mark Labor Day observances

LOS ANGELES — Labor Day was marked by rallies and marches in Wilmington and downtown Los Angeles and a music festival in Grand Park. The theme of the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition’s 38th annual Labor Solidarity Parade was “Union Proud. Union Strong.” Thousands of union members, their families, supporters and friends participated in…

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