Photos: May Day in Los Angeles

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Service workers at Los Angeles International Airport went on strike Tuesday in conjunction with other May Day labor celebrations and protests and busloads of union workers joined a rally inside the airport and march onto Century Boulevard.

More than 1,000 union workers belonging to SEIU 1877 - United Service Workers West protested inside the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX and then marched onto Century Boulevard where a planned act of "civil disobedience" occurred.

There was a heavy police presence on Century Boulevard as several men and women sat in the middle of the intersection in a protest of civil disobedience.

Four men and six women were taken into custody about 2:15 p.m. and most of the protesters dispersed afterward.

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—City News Service contributed to this report.

Realist May 02, 2012 at 03:15 PM
I do not think your story is very accurate. I find it very Pro SEIU. Why not take a minute and looks at what really happened at LAX and how it was used as a weapon to disrupt the lives of travelers. This was reported by KFI and other news outlets. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/05/01/SEIU-Astroturfs-May-Day-Protest-to-Disrupt-LAX http://www.kfiam640.com/player/?station=KFI-AM&program_name=podcast&program_id=BillCarroll.xml&mid=22049209 These union people are nothing but Thugs!
Another WorldView May 09, 2012 at 10:20 AM
Yeah well, Brietbart and KKKFI - there's a good spot to go to for unbiased information. Are those guys Koch-suckers , or just a service provided by Beihn Capital? The down side to free-speech (among other things) is that it can be inconvenient for your travel itinerary, I guess. Workers at the airport are getting screwed. The same could be said for most of the Americans who've had their jobs off-shored for a quick nickle, and replaced with low-wage/benefit jobs in the 'service industry'. Sure, the SEIU has a ready friend in the Dem. party, and like all unions they can be overly deferential to that party at times - but it's not like the Republicans are doing anything for them (except accelerating the race-to-the-bottom, which gave the SEIU a reason to exist inthe first place). You may begin singing "Solidarity Forever", now.
shane May 09, 2012 at 10:45 PM
Wheres the photos of protesters attacking police officers? (etc)


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