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  1. CFOs say minimum-wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize workers' rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum-wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.

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  2. CFOs say minimum wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize worker's rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.

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  3. Feds Can't Keep Papers on Jailed Witness DarkenedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Courthouse News Service

    Prosecutors must unseal documents relating to the jailing of a witness who refused to testify in the grand jury investigation of a violent Seattle May Day protest, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday. Matthew Duran was held in contempt and confined in September 2012 after declining to answer questions before a federal grand jury in the Western District of Washington.

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  4. Malaysia's opposition to protest sedition lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... a lawmaker said on Wednesday (Sep 3). Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) addresses the crowd during a May Day rally at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur on May 1, 2014 (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana) KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian opposition party ...

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  5. Labor Day Roundup 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. ( Source ) 5. Labor Day in many countries is celebrated as May Day or International Workers Day (May 1), which was originally spawned by Europe's proletariat movement, largely inspired by ...

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  6. Venezuelan Socialist Party Swaps God for Chavez in New PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Voice of America

    A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up a picture of late president Hugo Chavez during a May Day demonstration in Caracas, May 1, 2014.

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  7. Seven things to know about Labor DayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Missourian

    ... unique: More than 80 countries around the world have holidays similar to Labor Day. Most mark the event on May 1 (May Day) and call it International Workers Day. China allows a three-day holiday . 5. A good day to start something: Waffle House ...

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  8. Labor Day SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Its origins are a few years earlier than the May 1 international labor holiday, which is also of American origin. May Day arose out of the ashes of the 1886 Haymarket Square affair in Chicago. The roots of the September Labor Day can be traced back ...

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  9. Here's Why We Celebrate Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Time

    ... Jonathan Cutler, associate professor of sociology at Wesleyan, described Labor Day as a "government alternative" to May Day in an informative interview with NPR about the Haymarket Affair. May Day may have helped promote the creation of a national ...

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  10. Swat team goes after grannyRead the original story

    May 3, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... actions, appear to harbor left wing extreme ideology. SANTA CRUZ - A large group of protesters demonstrating at a May Day rally for worker's and immigrant rights downtown broke off into a riot vandalizing about a dozen businesses around 10:30 p.m. ...

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  11. A hearty hurrah for Labour DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Pique News Magazine

    ... vacation time each year, in addition to 11 public holidays, although only one public holiday day is paid leave - May Day. No doubt workers fought hard for that - Vive la rvolution ! Anybody want to come over to my place to plan the general strike? ...

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  12. Swazi rebel's health a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    ... from pneumonia due to a combination of various horrible conditions he has been exposed to. Masuku gave a speech at a May Day labour rally, calling for democratic reform of the monarchical government, despite a strong police presence at the event. He ...

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  13. Malaysia's Anwar dismisses offers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Suria

    ... him jailed, a political aide said Monday. Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) addresses the crowd during a May Day rally at Independence square in Kuala Lumpur on May 1, 2014 - by Manan Vatsyayana Anwar was convicted and sentenced to five ...

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  14. How Singapore's presidents have been honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... colleges at the school is also named after Dr Sheares. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaking at the annual May Day Rally held at the new Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability in Jurong East on May 1, 2014. -- PHOTO: ST FILE Mr ...

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  15. Istanbul governor to be probed for words against 17-year-old hit by gas canisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Dilan Alp , hit by a tear-gas canister during the May Day demonstrations on 2013, was accused by Murlu of being a member of a 'marginal organization.'

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  16. Corporate founders battle boards to overturn forced exitsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Reuters

    American Apparel owner Dov Charney speaks during a May Day rally protest march for immigrant rights, in downtown Los Angeles in this May 1, 2009 file photo.

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  17. Tony Abbott Faces Highest Jobless Rate in Australia in 12 Years;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... of people looking for work. Demonstrators prepare signs supporting the raising of the federal minimum wage during May Day demonstrations in New York May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT ...

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  18. May Day demonstrator acquitted by Seattle juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    A May Day demonstrator accused of obstructing police during a 2013 protest has been acquitted by a Seattle jury.

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  19. Dick Meister: The real May DayRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | SFBG Politics Blog

    May Day. A day to herald the coming of Spring with song and dance, a day for children with flowers in their hair to skip around beribboned maypoles, a time to crown May Day queens.

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  20. May Day demonstrator acquitted by Seattle juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police and protesters clash in Seattle during May Day riots on Wednesday May 1, 2013.

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