Two prominent Sacramento labor groups are opposing a plan to build a new Major League Soccer stadium in the downtown railyard. The groups want Republic FC to allow food-service workers at the stadium to organize.
Two prominent Sacramento labor groups are opposing a plan to build a new Major League Soccer stadium in the downtown railyard. The groups want Republic FC to allow food-service workers at the stadium to organize. Sacramento Republic FC
Two prominent Sacramento labor groups are opposing a plan to build a new Major League Soccer stadium in the downtown railyard. The groups want Republic FC to allow food-service workers at the stadium to organize. Sacramento Republic FC
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Labor unions oppose Major League Soccer stadium plan

November 07, 2016 04:40 PM

UPDATED November 08, 2016 10:17 PM

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