St. Louis Labor Day parade lineup set

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TOP SPOT: Glaziers Local 513 will occupy the front spot in this year's St. Louis Labor Day Parade Sept. 1. The second spot(s) will include all IBEW locals, followed at No. 3 by UFCW Local 655. – Labor Tribune file photos
TOP SPOT: Glaziers Local 513 will occupy the front spot in this year's St. Louis Labor Day Parade Sept. 1. The second spot(s) will include all IBEW locals, followed at No. 3 by UFCW Local 655.
– Labor Tribune file photos

The parade lineup for the St. Louis Labor Day Parade on Sept. 1 has been set by a lottery drawing at the St. Louis Labor Council’s July 15 meeting. All except for Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, which requests it always be the last unit in the parade, were selected at the meeting.

The parade lineup from front to back:

1. Glaziers 513

2. Electrical workers (all)

3. UFCW 655

4. Elevator Constructors 3

IBEW locals will occupy the second spot(s) in this year's parade.
IBEW locals will occupy the second spot(s) in this year's parade.

5. Operating Engineers 513

6. St. Louis Police Officers Association

7. Insulators & Allied Trades 1

8. Machinists District 837

9. Roofers 2

10. Postal Workers

11. UAW

12. Teamsters

13. Fire Fighters 2665

14. Laborers (all)

15. Painters (all)

UFCW Local 655 will have the third spot in the parade. See story for complete lineup.
UFCW Local 655 will have the third spot in the parade. See story for complete lineup.

16. Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

17. Machinists District 9

18. Iron Workers 396

19. Service Employees 1

20. Stage Hands 6

21. Unite HERE

22. Gas Workers 11-6

23. Plumbers & Pipefitters 562

24. Cement Masons 527

25. CWA

26. Teachers

27. Sheet Metal Workers 36

Groups will start forming at 7:30 a.m. with the parade kicking off at 9 a.m. A chart of locations for all units to form up will be mailed shortly by the Labor Council and will be published in the Labor Tribune.

All participating locals which have not done so yet are asked to provide names of their parade marshals to the Labor Council as soon as possible. Training sessions will be held shortly.

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