How to prepare for May Day activism

April 27, 2017

With May Day quickly approaching, restaurant operators are bracing for possible walkouts and other activism around immigration, lawyers representing the industry said Thursday.

Following “A Day Without Immigrants,” on Feb. 16, immigration advocates have set their sights on May 1, or May Day, for further protests, according to lawyers at the Houston-based law firm of Monty & Ramirez LLP.

“May 1 has been a day of activism, particularly in the area of labor, for many years,” the firm said in an advisory. “This year, immigrant employees and business owners are being urged to stay home on May Day in an effort