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Rallies mark MayDay

May 02, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Workers and activists marked May Day around the world Monday with rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions.

In Cleveland, more than 200 demonstrators rallied Monday at the Free Stamp near City Hall before marching to Public Square. Sponsors included immigrant rights groups and Service Employees International Union Local 1, whose members include janitors, security officers and food service workers.

In Istanbul, police detained 70 people who tried to march. Garment wor...