Chicago Business/Lorene Yue/April 28, 2006/ link
... organizers of May 1 Chicago march [include] the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Casa Michoacan and the Local 1 and 73 chapters of the Service Employees International Union, have chosen not to bill their event as a boycott.
"I think a boycott is an extremely powerful weapon that needs to be carefully used and only when necessary," said Gabe Gonzalez, director of organization for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. "I don't think it's necessary."
Some businesses, from ethnic groceries to Cargill, are shutting down Monday to allow workers to attend Monday's event...
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