“We have a ton of ‘high-road’ employers, many of whom are ‘sanctuary workplaces’ through a few of our member organizations, such as ROC [Restaurant Opportunities Centers United], who are 100 percent supportive. Most of these employers are just shutting down on May Day,” explained Jose Oliva, co-director of the Alliance, via email. “However, there are other workers who are taking a huge risk going on strike on May Day, so we are not taking anything for granted.”

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