Central New York Labor Unions Back Katko in NY-24 Race

SYRACUSE, NY– Standing before the CNY Building & Construction Trades Council today, labor leaders from across New York’s 24th Congressional District endorsed Congressman John Katko in his campaign for re-election to serve as Representative for New York’s 24th Congressional District.

Endorsements were announced from Teamsters Local 317,  CNY Building & Construction Trades Council, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 267, IBEW Local 43, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 73, New England Regional Council of Carpenters Local 277, Laborer’s International Union of North America Local 633, International Association of Sheet Metal, Air Rail and Transportation Workers Local 58, and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen Division 169. Together, these unions represent thousands of hardworking men and women across Central New York.

“I’m honored to stand before the CNY Building & Construction Trades Council to receive the endorsements of labor unions from across Central New York ,” said Congressman Katko. “I have proudly stood up for the priorities of our hardworking labor community in Washington, and have worked across party lines to do so. I have broken with my party and with the President to support their interests – importantly, working this Congress to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. During this crisis and beyond, I’ll continue to be an advocate for workers, and find common ground to build on our past success and move our nation into an economic recovery.”