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  • Labor & EconomyApril 30, 2014

    All Out May Day!

    If you’ve had a hankering to visit downtown L.A. to sample artisanal sushi  or to nail down a sale on that special luxury loft, Thursday, May 1, might not be the best day. If, however, you’re in the mood to demand that Congress pass immigration reform, or to call for the raising of the minimum wage or to honor the 5,000 American workers who died on the job last year, definitely drop by. The action begins 10 a.m. at Chinatown’s Dragon Gateway (Cesar Chavez Ave. and Broadway) and will move to the Federal Detention Center at 535 N. Alameda St., where marchers will demand the release of undocumented Americans.

    Bring plenty of water, a hat or parasol, and any chant that begins, “Two, four, six, eight –” Brought to you by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor.

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