PR victory for Occupy Chicago? Group claims it ‘shut down’ Boeing

Protesters plan to celebrate outside the company’s headquarters in Chicago, as employees are told stay home.

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They’re holding their celebration outside of Boeing’s headquarters in Chicago, claiming they’ve “shut down” the Fortune 500 corporation.

A message from Occupy Chicago’s website says:

“Occupy Chicago and members of the international Occupy Movement will hold a joyful, celebratory march and day-long rally at the Boeing company on May 21st in Chicago. We are hosting a victory party, complete with food, clowns, dancing and music after calls to protest the Boeing company on May 21st resulted in the company directing employees to stay home this Monday, effectively shutting themselves down.”

Occupy has targeted Boeing because the company makes jets for the military and receives tax breaks from the government.

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