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Georgia unions take a stand to get more job opportunities

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Folks hit the streets of Savannah on Saturday demanding more jobs.

More than 35 Georgia unions were represented at this rally.

The latest census numbers show one in six Americans are now living below the poverty line and the unions say that is not acceptable.

Artist, Joanne Morten says, "they're wanting to start working. They're wanting to create jobs. They're wanting to tell the people, tell the government, the corporations, their fellow citizens that they're willing to work so we should start working"

The group says they're upset over social inequality, bank bailouts, and corporate greed.

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