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Wall Street uprisings growing as major union joins in to support protesters

by News on September 29, 2011

in State and Local, Union Politics and Transparency

By Kenneth Schortgen Jr/

The protests against the financial houses on Wall Street have just been taken up a notch, as it appears the group who began the marches in the central business district of American finance have now been given strong support by a major union group.  On September 28th, the New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted during an evening meeting to support the protest group, Occupy Wall Street, and in what began simply as a small group of activists marching on Wall Street just 12 days ago, is now growing in scope as labor organizations of all ranks join in to protest against the companies that London trader Alessio Rastani says, ‘rule the world’.

According to Daily Kos, The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to support the Wall Street Protestors at their meeting last night.

A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM.

Continue reading on Wall Street uprisings growing as major union joins in to support protesters – National Finance Examiner | 

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