May Day

May Day! International Workers' Day

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Workers march

marching for justice

Marching for justice

May Day or International Workers' Rights day is hugely celebrated around the world.  In Rhode Island all workers join together to call for dignity and decent treatment at work, living wages, and preservation of the right to organize the workplace.  We will gather for a rally outside Burger King on Broad St (across from Centeral High School) to call for a living wage for food service workers, then march through the city to the Hilton to call on the owners to stop firing workers who are organizing their fellow workers for decent treatment and living wages.  Next we go to City H

May Day flier

Workers march

Marching for justice.  Art by Rini Templeton

Flier

May Day Rally in Newark

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 11:00am

May Day Rally in support of immigrant workers' rights.

See flier for more information.

May Day 2013 in Providence

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 3:00pm

marching for justice

Rini Templeton Marching

art by Rini Templeton

 

Join us on International Workers' Day, May 1, as we rally in solidarity with all working class people across the world! May Day is the day for us to come together and join arms to lift up workers struggles across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity and nationality. 

Meet at the Central High School Parking lot at 3:30, and march with us to the State House. We expect to arrive at the state house at 5pm.

This year specifically we demand:

May Day flier (english)

Flier for May Day.  Please print one out and post it in a public place.

Portland Oregon May Day 2012

Portland Oregon May Day 2012

Portland Oregon May Day 2012

May Day 2012 Portland Oregon

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 3:30pm

May Day Flyer 2012 [English]

May Day Flyer 2012 [English]

May Day Flyer 2012 [English]

International Workers Day

MAY 1, 2012

Portland, Oregon

Rally at 3:30 pm

March at 4:30 pm

May Day - International Workers Day

Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 4:00pm - Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 5:00pm

may day

Rally in front of RI state house for freedom, dignity and quality for all.

Rally for dignity, equality and respect for all last year. One child carries the sign "I have a dream..."

International Worker Solidarity Day - join with people from all over RI to celebrate the people who check us out at the grocery store, fix our cars, harvest and prepare our food, clean our buildings,teach our children, care for our elders, do the daily chores of state and city government, fix our roads and bridges, make the tools we use, staff our hospitals.... the people (US!) who make things work.

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