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2012 Labor Day Parade

This year's Labor Day Parade will be held on Friday, August 29th, 2014 this year with an exciting line-up!!! This will be a year of incredible recognition for labor as we march together with the nation Drum and Bugle Corps bands through the streets of the City of Rochester.

This year's theme, "Making NY Work", advertises the NYS AFL-CIO’s message of bringing good-paying jobs back to New York State.

Our area's labor unions proudly stand by the efforts we have all made to protect workers’ rights, fight poverty in our community and defend workers’ rights to collectively bargain in the workplace.

Plan to attend this year’s Labor Day Parade, starting at 6:30 pm on August 29.

Affiliates of the Council are encouraged to participate in the planning process by sending representatives to planning meetings. 2014 parade planning meeting dates will be listed here.

Key aspects of the parade’ h hs planning and execution include:

  • parade planning meetings involving delegates from Labor Council affiliates and other groups participating in the parade
  • developing the actual parade formation including the sequencing of divisions and units within divisions
  • distributing parade posters and other publicity materials
  • publicizing the parade route
  • ordering official parade t-shirts
  • recruiting and orienting parade Marshals
  • communicating parade information to affiliates and their members