“We want a seat at the table, and fairness throughout the city, and this is something all city employees should get” said Terry Green Virginia Beach City Workers Union.
Back in May of last year, former Governor Ralph Northam signed a law allowing public workers to negotiate with their employees, otherwise known as collective bargaining. That’s if local governing bodies agree to recognize them. City workers like Green said he's calling for it to happen in the city he calls home.
“I think everybody deserves that right,” said a supporter during the rally.