Sharpton joins union to oppose consolidation | People
Rev. Al Sharpton will appear at a union rally Thursday and ask voters to reject the proposed consolidation of Memphis city and Shelby County governments.
“Next Tuesday, election day, there is a measure on the ballot that does not serve the needs of this community and threatens your right to have a say in your future,” said AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders in a written statement.
Sharpton, union leaders and members of the local chapter of the National Action Network will meet at the AFSFCME headquarters, 485 Beale St., at 10:30 a.m.
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