MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Protesters blocked a busy intersection near Calhoun Square in Uptown late Tuesday afternoon.
The construction workers stopped traffic at Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street. Demonstrators marched and carried signs saying “no more labor abuse.”READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
The workers say the construction industry exploits them.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
Minneapolis Police weren’t at the demonstration while WCCO’s cameras were there. No arrests were reported.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park
The streets are now back open.