Thousands were in downtown Rochester for one of upstate New York's largest Labor Day parades today.
Rochester Mayor Bob Duffy, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and many other politicians joined local unions and laborers as they marched down East Avenue.
This year's parade theme is "Committment to the Community with a Focus on Secure High Quality Health Care for All"..
Union members spoke out against president bush's new policy on the child health insurance program.
Today's events marked the 125th anniversary of Rochester's Labor Day parade.