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See one of the nation’s biggest Labor Day parades

Watch as 200 organizations march through the streets of Pittsburgh on Labor Day. The parade route begins near PPG Paints Arena, travels down Sixth and Fifth Avenues, along Grant Street and then to Boulevard of the Allies, ending near the United Steelworkers building along Stanwix Street.

Where:Various locations Downtown

When:September 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

A picnic for academic workers

Academic workers are invited to participate in a picnic hosted by the Union of Pitt Faculty, USW Local 1088 (representing adjunct faculty and Point Park and Robert Morris), and Pitt Graduate Student Organizing Committee. Participants are invited to learn more about the campaign, along with other workers interested in unions.

Where:Schenley Park at Camp David Lawrence shelter (Squirrel Hill)

When:September 4, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A Labor Day rally and speak out in Oakland

Two events in Oakland, called "On Labor Day: Fight For the Pittsburgh We Want," will kick of Labor Day in Pittsburgh. Members of the following groups will rally in support of unions at the Forbes Avenue McDonalds at 7 a.m.: Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America, Education Rights Network, Hospital Workers Rising, Fight for 15 PA, One Pennsylvania, United Home Care Workers of PA and Pittsburgh UNITED. After that, a 7:30 a.m. speak out will occur at the Cathedral of Learning on Bigelow Boulevard. Bus transit will be provided to the Downtown parade.

Where:Various locations in Oakland

When:September 4, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.