Filed by Angie Herrington
The local union representing Chattanooga city employees aims to show people what our new union can do politically on election day, according to an April flyer the group has distributed.
It is important that we VOTE and elect pro-public service, pro-employee officials, the flyer states.
The Service Employees International Union Local 205 is holding a volunteers days this Saturday and April 29 to prepare for the May 2 election, the flyer states.
Records show the Nashville-based SEIU Local 205 contributed $10,000 to Mr. Littlefields campaign for mayor.
The union represents doctors, nurses, health technicians, local and state government employees, security officers, janitors, public school employees, stadium workers and bus drivers.
The flyer states the union surveyed more than 700 workers to find their top priorities, which were pay, benefits and respect.
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