Hundreds rally in DC for rights of working class

Hundreds of workers and labor union representatives from across the US rallied at the Freedom Plaza in Washington DC, Saturday, to defend the rights of the working class.

The rally, called “Workers Day of Action,” gathered working class families and activists to defend their right to organize and stand up in solidarity ahead of the Supreme Court hearing crucial to workers’ union rights.

On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Janus v. the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, that is due to decide if public service workers who are non-union members would be forced to pay a union to advocate for them on political questions.

The union activists say this case is politically motivated and designed to benefit the corporations in favor of rich and powerful, undermining the rights of the working class.

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