Roofers Union Local 33 Endorses Dan Koh for Congress

2018-08-07T16:24:29+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Union Endorsements|


ANDOVER, MA – Today, Roofers Union Local 33 endorsed Dan Koh in the Third District congressional race. Local 33 represents close to 600 workers throughout New England and is the twenty-fourth union endorsement that Koh has received, more than any other candidate. Koh has also been endorsed by IBEW Local 103, Plumbers and Pipefitters UA Local 4, Boilermakers Local 29, Teamsters Union Local 170, Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 534, 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.

“We need more leaders in D.C who will stand up for unions, and that’s why we’re supporting Dan’s campaign,” said Paul Bickford, Business Manager of Roofers Local 33. “Dan has the experience, values, and commitment to get things done for working families. His bold and forward-looking jobs plan is exactly what we need. We are excited to help him become the next Congressman for the Third District.”

“I am honored to have Local 33’s endorsement, and I am so grateful for all the support I have received from union households,” said Koh. “In Congress, I will fight everyday to protect workers’ rights and stand up to union busting.”

About Dan Koh

Dan Koh is the descendant of Korean and Lebanese immigrants who came to the Merrimack Valley seeking the American Dream. Today, Donald Trump is attacking the American Dream that made Dan’s story and millions of others possible. Dan is ready to fight back. He represents a new generation of leaders who will bring fresh ideas to D.C. and stand up for America’s core values. Dan most recently served as Chief of Staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, where he oversaw one of the most prosperous times in the city’s history and achieved real progressive results. In Congress, Dan can be counted on to be a progressive voice on the issues that matter most – from universal healthcare to creating a fair economy to protecting the American Dream for generations to come.