FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEMPHIS AND WEST TENNESSEE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL AFL-CIO ENDORSES CHARLEY BURCH FOR SUPER DISTRICT 9 POSITION 1
Memphis, TN – On August 26, the Memphis and West Tennessee Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO endorsed Charley Burch for Super District 9 Position 1.
Charley Burch is a friend of workers and labor, and he stands for the core issues and values that continue to be most important to our citizens, including defending health care plans and pensions for first responders, improving infrastructure such as road improvement, and enhancing access to education programs focused on vocational and skilled trade development.
The Burch family has a history of government involvement and defending our Citizen’s rights. Charley’s father, Charlie Burch of blessed memory, served in the Tennessee House of Representatives, was an attorney, public defender, professor of Law at The University of Memphis School of Law and member of the Shelby County and American Bar Associations. Charley’s cousin, Lucius E. Burch, Jr. of blessed memory, worked on behalf of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a successful effort to lift a U.S. District Court injunction against a planned march in support of the striking workers in the Memphis Sanitation Strike.
On the endorsement, Charley Burch said, “I am honored to have the endorsement of the Memphis Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO.” Charley Burch is committed to representing The Voice of The People and not private interest agendas.
It’s time to start Rebuilding Memphis for Memphians!
About Elect Charley Burch
Charley Burch, a lifelong Memphian, has been involved in politics from an early age and has served as an appointed city government official in Memphis for 12 years, with the Memphis Alcohol Commission and Memphis Music Commission. Charley is a Federal Transportation Security Officer for The Department of Homeland Security and The Transportation Security Administration stationed at Memphis International Airport. He is also a licensed Realtor with Keller Williams Realty. Charley is a member of Anshei Sphard Beth El Emeth Synagogue, and a Master Mason with Unity Lodge #95 (York Rite, Scottish Rite and Shriner’s). Charley has a B.A. in History from Memphis State University. Elect Charley Burch, Harold E. Blockman, Treasurer.
About the Memphis Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO
The AFL-CIO is a national trade union center and the largest federation of unions in the United States. The Memphis & West TN Building & Construction Trades Council is an affiliated organization of the National AFL-CIO and State AFL-CIO that represents building and construction workers to achieve a powerful voice in government, in bargaining, and in their communities.
Elect Charley Burch
Contact: Charley Burch
Address: 7657 Spirit Lake Cove, Memphis, TN 38016
Memphis Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO
Contact: Paul Shaffer
Address: 1870 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104