Teamsters Local 317 Endorses Mayor Ben Walsh for Re-election

 

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of Teamsters Local 317 for re-election as mayor. Local 317 represents over 5,000 workers in various industries across Central New York, including truck drivers, warehouse workers, package delivery employees, public employees, bus drivers, dairy employees, clerical employees, mechanics and service employees.

 

”It is an honor to be endorsed by Teamsters Local 317. Its dedicated members are working every day to make life better for all of us,” said Mayor Walsh. “Too often, their work goes unnoticed, so I’m glad to use this occasion to say thank you to all Teamster Local 317 members for the service they provide.”

 

Walsh is a former union member (Laborers’ Local 633 and UFCW Local One) and employee of the New York State AFL-CIO. With this latest endorsement, Walsh has now received the endorsements of nine major unions including IBEW Local 43, IBEW Local 97, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 and the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 4, Local 31.

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1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Endorses Mayor Ben Walsh for Re-election

 

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East for re-election as mayor. With over 450,000 members throughout Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida, and Washington, DC, 1199SEIU is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare union in the nation. 

 

“Mayor Walsh has done a great job for the City of Syracuse,” said Jamila Grimes, who is a Licensed Practical Nurse at Loretto Health and Rehabilitation. “As a woman of color, I look at who he has surrounded himself in his circle of advisors. I see people who look like me.  Mayor Walsh knows every nook and cranny of our city, and I know he cares and loves all of us.  We know that we have a friend in City Hall and we need his leadership for a second term.”

 

“SEIU 1199 spends every hour of every day standing up for its members and those that they serve — people young and old who live and work in our community.  I admire SEIU’s record of service and caring for all of our residents and it’s strong advocacy for the rights of working people,” said Mayor Walsh. “It is a great honor to have SEIU 1199’s endorsement.”

 

Walsh is a former union member (Laborers’ Local 633 and UFCW Local One) and employee of the New York State AFL-CIO. With this latest endorsement, Walsh has now received the endorsements of eight major unions including IBEW Local 43, IBEW Local 97, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 and the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 4, Local 31.

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UFCW District Union Local One Endorses Mayor Walsh for Re-election

 

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of the United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One for re-election as mayor. UFCW Local One represents over 17,000 members working in retail food, drug, food processing, transportation, hospitals and nursing homes in Upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania.    

“Virtually every day, we come in contact with UFCW members. Whether it's taking care of our family members, serving us at retail counters, transporting our goods, or manufacturing the products we need, UFCW workers are critical to our community,” said Mayor Walsh. “As a proud former member, I am honored to receive the endorsement of UFCW District Union Local One.”

Walsh is a former union member (Laborers’ Local 633 and UFCW Local One) and employee of the New York State AFL-CIO. With this latest endorsement, Walsh has now received the endorsements of seven major unions including IBEW Local 43, IBEW Local 97, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 and the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 4, Local 31.

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United Auto Workers Region 9 Central New York Community Action Program Council Endorses Mayor Ben Walsh for Re-election

 

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of the United Auto Workers Region 9 Central New York Community Action Program (CAP) Council for re-election as mayor. UAW Region 9 members work in automotive, aerospace and steel industries across western and central New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Walsh is a former union member (Laborers’ Local 633 and UFCW Local One) and employee of the New York State AFL-CIO.   

”I believe in the quality of union-built, American-made vehicles and stand squarely behind the people of the UAW Region 9 and their contributions to our local and national economy,” said Mayor Walsh. “It is an honor to have the support of the UAW.”

Walsh has also received the endorsements of six major unions, including IBEW Local 43, IBEW Local 97, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 and the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 4, Local 31.

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