Labor Protest Gets Danny Glover Locked Up

They actor was arrested during SEIU protest of Sodexo headquarters


On screen, he's often been seen as the lawman. In life, Danny Glover has found himself on the other side of things as an ardent champion for labor rights. Glover was arrested Friday during a protest of Sodexo headquarters in Maryland

Montgomery County police spokesman Capt. Paul Starks says Glover and others stepped past yellow police tape and were asked to step back three times at Sodexo headquarters. When they refused, Starks says officers arrested them.

The dozen were issued citations for trespassing and let go. Starks says they face a $1,000 fine or 90 days in jail.

Starks says organizers told police beforehand that some would risk arrest.

The Service Employees International Union was protesting what it calls Sodexo's unfair and illegal treatment of workers. Sodexo says the union was spreading misinformation.

At the time of his arrest, it is unknown whether or not Glover mumbled that he was "too old for this s--t".

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