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Rallies Planned In Support Of Workers' Rights

NJToday.net — Tuesday, May 31, 2011

STATE — Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to join New Jersey Citizen Action at four New Jersey rallies this week in support of workers' collective bargaining rights and in opposition to Gov. Chris Christie's budget priorities.

The government watchdog group demands that Christie respect workers' rights, stop cutting vital services to pay for tax cuts for millionaires, and end corporate tax loopholes.

The first rally is at 10 a.m. this morning at Walt Whitman Park in Camden, at Second and Cooper. Three more rallies are planned for tomorrow: at 10:30 a.m. at the Jersey City waterfront (480 Washington Boulevard; at noon at Newark's Military Park at Broad Street and Park Place; and at 5 p.m. at Trenton's War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive.

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