Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Occupy Wall Street files class action suit against NYPD

Occupy wall street activists have filed a class action law suit against the NYPD and Mayor over arrests on Saturday at the Brooklyn bridge, reports the Guardian:

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Manhattan federal court today against Mayor Bloomberg and the New York police department, over the mass arrests on the Occupy Wall Street Brooklyn march on Saturday, according to NY Daily News.
Tomorrow, unions are joining forces with the occupy crowd for a march.

The march is scheduled for 4.30pm and will be attended by members from Supported by United Federation of Teachers, 32BJ SEIU, 1199 SEIU, Workers United and Transport Workers, PSC-CUNY United NY, the Strong Economy for All Coalition, the Working Families Party, Vocal-NY, New York Communities for Change, Community Voices Heard and Alliance for Quality.

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