Steve James, Political Director of Service Employees International Union – Michigan State Council, and the 30,000 members they represent have endorsed John Cherry in his run for State Representative in the 49th House District. The 49th District includes the cities of Mt. Morris, Flushing and Swartz Creek, a portion of the City of Flint, Flint Township and Mt. Morris Township.

James said, “We believe John Cherry is the best candidate to represent the concerns and needs of our diverse membership.” He went on to say, “We believe that everyone deserves dignity and respect in the workplace and we believe that government should work for all our citizens to create opportunities to succeed.”

“As a member of SEIU, I understand the concerns of members and will always be supportive of a living wage and secure worker’s rights in both the public and private sector.” John Cherry said. “I wish to thank the members and leadership for their endorsement and look forward to working with them to protect workers in Michigan.”