Wisconsin Solidarity Rally in Springfield, MA

Over 400 people attended a rally at Springfield City Hall in support of public sector unions in Wisconsin where Republicans are looking to destroy their collective bargaining rights.
Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO President Rick Brown
UMass Amherst student from Wisconsin
Sign holder from Massachusetts Nurses Association
Springfield City Councilor José Tosado
Max Page, Mass. Society of Professors President
Sign holder from Massachusetts Nurses Association
Signs in support of Wisconsin workers
Sign holder
Sign holder from Vermont
Stand up!
Sending solidarity from over 1000 miles away.
Unions display their banners
On the steps of City Hall
Andre Houle, Westfield Education Association
The crowd was over 400 strong
UFCW Local 1459 in the house
Hampshire/Franklin President Fiore Grassetti
The crowd listed to speakers for over an hour.
Construction workers stand in support with Wisconsin workers.
Don't Tread on US!
UFCW Local 1459 President, Dan Clifford
Andre Houle, Westfield Education Association
Maureen Carney, Mass AFL-CIO and Northampton City Councilor
Representative from the Berkshire Labor Council
Representative from the Massachusetts State Firefighters union
Jason Girand, Carpenters Local 108
Dominic Sarno, Mayor of Springfield
Tim Collins, Springfield Education Association President