Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of Sheet Metal Workers Local 58 for re-election as mayor.
Local No. 58 has been supplying the construction industry in New York State with qualified Sheet Metal Workers for over 100 years. The expertise and qualifications of its members covers an expansive array of sheet metal disciplines including but not limited to heating, ventilating & air conditioning.
“It is a great honor to receive the endorsement of the Sheet Metal Workers. Local 58 represents hard working people who make important contributions to our community and help ensure we have safe and healthy built environments across Syracuse and Central New York,” said Mayor Walsh. “I am grateful for the endorsement of another leading local labor organization.”
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 ten major unions including Teamsters Local 317, IBEW Local 43, IBEW Local 97, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One, UAW Region 9, 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.