Workers march for better wages on May Day

MayDay2014On the occasion of May Day this year — International Workers’ Day — more than forty organizations gathered in Chinatown to support workers’ rights and advocate for wage increases. The workers began their day by demanding wage increases from the Burger King and WalMart on Cesar Chavez Avenue.¬†They they marched to Broadway, where a massive rally and march took off with thousands of people representing workers’ rights as well as causes such as as gay marriage, women’s rights, and environmental protection.

See also: Activists call for May Day worker reforms

Listen to an audio story from Annenberg Radio News to hear the sounds of protest on the street:

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