May Day

  • May Day: Occupy Sympathizers Skip Work To Protest, Hang Out And Rail Against Greed

    May Day: Occupy Sympathizers Skip Work To Protest, Hang Out And Rail Against Greed

    Robert Harrington comes to his Midtown Manhattan office each day wearing a businessman's trenchcoat. At 65, he runs his own apparel-import business. But he decided to close shop on Tuesday, May 1. Instead, he left his office to take part in the protests marking the 2012 May Day, the first to coincide with... Continue Reading

  • World Workers Express Anger, Gloom On May Day

    World Workers Express Anger, Gloom On May Day

    By Daniel Woolls MADRID -- Banging drums and waving flags, tens of thousands of workers marked May Day in European cities Tuesday with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures imposed by leaders trying to contain the eurozone's intractable debt crisis. Taking the baton from Asia, where unions... Continue Reading

  • Workers Demand Better Jobs, Pay on May Day

    Workers Demand Better Jobs, Pay on May Day

    By DINESH RAMDE Millions of demonstrators around the world marched for labor rights Sunday, including thousands in Wisconsin who continued their divisive battle over collective-bargaining rights that began in February and had prompted huge masses of protesters to pour into the Madison Capitol. Wisconsin... Continue Reading