This is the third and final week of collective bargaining before the SEIU* Local 1
security officers’ contracts are set to expire, and despite a
thunderstorm and flood warnings, union members gathered at the Thompson
Center late Wednesday afternoon to rally for higher wages.
“You’re sending a very
strong message today, that no matter what the weather is like you still
demand a good contract,” said Efrain Elias, a union representative for
SEIU Local 1, to a group of approximately 50 demonstrators.
“We are not going to let a little rain slow us up,” he said.
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