Union Workers “Stand for America”

Tens of thousands of union workers converge on Philadelphia to have their voices heard ahead of the 2012 political conventions.

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Thousands of union workers rally along the Ben Franklin Parkway Saturday to "Stand for America."
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Prominent labor leaders created the “Workers Stand for America” rally after what they say was their lack of input into planning for the 2012 Democratic Convention in Charlotte, N.C., which is set to begin Sept. 4.
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They say thousands of union workers will rally to call attention to issues affecting the middle class.
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Union members marching through Center City Philadelphia Saturday heading to "Stand for America" rally on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
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A support union sign is held up during a march through Philadelphia.
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Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks to the media at Saturday's rally.
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