Rallies around Mass. for Low Wage Worker Day of Action

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Thursday, June 12, is a Low Wage Worker Day of Action.

Marches and rallies will be held in Boston, Worcester and Springfield to mark the day and to encourage all workers to stand behind Service Employees International Union’s “Fight for $15,” which is a nationwide campaign to raise the pay of low-wage workers.

In Boston, a rally will be held in Copley Square.

In Springfield, workers will gather at 16 John St., then march to McDonalds.

In Worcester, workers will gather at Walmart, 25 Tobias Boland Way.

You can order Low Pay Is Not OK stickers for the day of action by e-mailing myunion@seiu888.org.

Free bus transportation is available to the Boston rally. Reservations can be made by calling 617.284.1260.

In Lynn, a bus from the North Shore Labor Council, 112 Exchange St., will leave at 3 p.m. In Dorchester, a bus will leave from 1199 SEIU, 150 Mt. Vernon St., at 3:15. In Lawrence, a bus at 50 Broadway will leave at 2:30 p.m. In Chelsea, a bus at the Chelsea Collaborative, 318 Broadway, will leave at 3:15 p.m.

If you have questions about the Fight for $15 campaign, visit wageaction.org. You can also e-mail Rand Wilson at rwilson@seiu888.org, call 617.398.7102, or visit the Local 888 website,  www.seiu888.org.