massive union presence to joins wall street occupation

The ongoing protest at New York City's financial district is receiving a huge boost from labour unions.

The Transit Workers Union voted unanimously to support Occupy Wall Street and the United Auto Workers is expected to do so soon. In addition, two professors with the City University of New York (CUNY) led a march to protest the abuse of protesters by police. Michael Moore is doing a local book signing, with royalties to support Occupy Wall Street.


Slate: Unions Set to Join "Occupy Wall Street" Protests

Village Voice: Transport Workers Union Votes Unanimously to Support Occupy Wall Street

Crains New York Business: Veteran agitators flock to Occupy Wall Street

Teamster Nation:
We quickly checked a few other cities and found Occupy Chicago protesters had camped out for seven days in front of the Federal Reserve Bank as of Thursday. Occupy San Francisco appears to be growing from the handful of occupiers in the city's Financial District. Occupy Seattle is up and running, preparing for a major action on Saturday.

On Saturday, October 15, the protests will come to Bay Street, Toronto.

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