Liz Kirchner

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Union representatives and workers’ rights rally in front of Congressman Morgan Griffith’s District Office on Main Street to raise awareness of three anti-union bills.

Union and workers’ rights supporters rallied in front of Congressman Morgan Griffith’s district Office at 17 W. Main St. in Christiansburg Thursday afternoon waving signs and singing.

The effort, hosted by IUE-CWA Local 82160 and the Coalition for Justice, sought to raise public awareness of three bills coming up for vote in Congress and to urge Griffith to vote ‘no’ on.

The Congressman was not in his Christiansburg office and could not be reached for comment. It is not known whether he was aware of the rally or its issues.

The three bills of concern for the group are H.R.986, Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017 introduced by Todd Rokita…

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