Yonkers Free Press Newspaper - Tuesday March 10, 2020 - Brian Harrod Editor (65).pdf - Brian Harrod YonkersNewswire.com Editor
Yonker‘ Free Pre‘‘ TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2020 - BRIAN HARROD PUBLISHER SEIU 32BJ Endorses Eliot Engel for Re-Election, Cite Yonkers Congressman’s Strong Support for ‘Pro-Worker Agenda’ SEIU 32BJ the country, so their support in this ABOUT ENGEL election means everything to me,” Endorses Yonkers said Congressman Engel. “Together, we’ll continue to fight for workers’ Congressman For rights in New York and around the Yonkers Congressman Eliot Engel country. We are always stronger as (D-NY) is seeking re-election in the 2020 a society when labor is strong. I’m 16th District of New York, includ- honored to have their endorsement.” ing the North Bronx and southern By TOM WATSON Westchester. The son of a union ironworker ABOUT SEIU born in the Bronx and raised in pub- The members of SEIU 32BJ, the lic housing, Rep. Engel is a major largest property services union in the 32BJ progressive Democratic leader who country, have once again announced chairs the Foreign Affairs Commit- their support for Congressman Eliot tee and has fought for the rights Engel for re-election in New York’s of women, organized labor, immi- 16th Congressional District. SEIU 32BJ represents about grants, our minority communities, “Our members are focused on can- 85,000 members in New York, who and LGBTQ Americans for three didates who have proven their com- work as residential porters, door- decades. mitment to fighting for issues that men and women, window washers, will make our communities stronger office cleaners, security officers, air- and promoting issues that will im- port wheelchair attendants, school prove the lives of working people in janitors and other building service New York, including needed reforms jobs. for economic, immigrant, racial and climate justice,” said 32BJ President Kyle Bragg. “Eliot is fighting for a national $15 minimum wage and Congressman Eliot Engel is the U.S. protections for Dreamers and TPS Representative for New York’s holders. We strongly support his re- Congressional District 16, district election and look forward to Eliot includes the northern Bronx and the continuing his vital work in Congress southern half of Westchester County, to advance a pro-worker agenda.” including the suburban cities of “32BJ is one of the most politi- Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New cally active and progressive unions in Rochelle, and Rye.