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  ·   By Chris Palmer, The Inquirer

As Supreme Court case looms, labor supporters rally in Philly

On the cusp of a U.S. Supreme Court showdown in a case being closely watched by workers’ unions across the country, more than 1,000 people gathered in Philadelphia Saturday morning to rally in support of organized labor.

Mayor Kenney was among the officials at the “Working People’s Day of Action,” telling the crowd at Thomas Paine Plaza that he was a “proud supporter of unions.”

“Whenever the rights of unions are threatened we need to fight back,” Kenney said. “And we will.”

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