Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 534 Endorses Dan Koh for Congress

2018-07-09T19:44:41+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Union Endorsements|

ANDOVER, MA – Today, Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 534 endorsed Dan Koh in the Third District Congressional race. Local 534 represents around 400 workers throughout New England and is the nineteenth union endorsement that Koh has received, more than any other candidate. Koh has also been endorsed by AFSCME Local 1730, Laborers Local 560, AFSCME Local 1703, NPMHU Local 301, the New England Regional Council of Carpenters, Laborers Local 39, Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 12, AFSCME Local 1705, Laborers Local 243, IUPAT DC 35, Pipefitters Local 537, Laborers Local 175, IBEW Local 96, Laborers Local 609, IUEC Local 4, IUOE Local 4, Laborers Local 88, and Wreckers Local 1421.

“Right now, the organized labor movement is under attack,” said Koh. “In the wake of the disastrous Janus decisionwe all need to re-affirm our commitment to union members and working families. In Congress, I will stand up for workers’ rights and fight everyday for an economy where everyone can get ahead.”

“Our members know that Dan will be a strong advocate for union households,” said Peter Stracuzzi, Business Manager of Local 534. “Dan has a track record of getting things done for working families, and he’s got great ideas for expanding economic opportunity and creating more union jobs. We are excited to support his campaign.”

About Dan Koh

A native of Andover of Korean-Lebanese descent whose great-grandparents came to Lawrence over a century ago, Dan is dedicated to preserving the American Dream that made his own story possible. Dan most recently served as Chief of Staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, where he managed 18,000 employees and a $3 billion budget during one of the most prosperous four-year stretches in Boston’s history. In Congress, Dan will stand up to President Trump and promote universal healthcare and a forward-looking jobs program so that everyone can get ahead.