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Transport Workers Union of America Endorses Rob Menendez for Congress

On behalf of the thousands of members of the Transport Workers Union of America New York/New Jersey State Conference, we are proud to endorse Robert Menendez for Congress.

We know that Robert Menendez will be a warrior for working families and a guardian for good jobs and economic opportunity for the people of New Jersey’s eighth congressional district. The TWU believes that candidates for political office should work closely with the labor movement to decrease income inequality, strengthen collective bargaining rights, and build a twenty-first century infrastructure for our country. Robert’s years of service to the people of New Jersey makes it clear that he will champion working people and that he is the best candidate for New Jersey’s eighth congressional district.

“Robert Menendez understands the need to have dignity and respect on the job and is committed to advancing the interests of TWU and working families across the 8th congressional district,” said Steven Hamm, President TWU Local 229 & TWU New York/New Jersey State Conference Chairperson. Join TWU and the labor movement in supporting Robert Menendez for Congress.”

I am grateful for TWU’s endorsement of our campaign.” said Rob Menendez. “The 8th District is highly dependent on mass transit, and members of TWU work tirelessly to ensure that our residents are able to get to work safely and on time. They are critical to our region’s transportation infrastructure and I will always support them and their right to organize, bargain collectively, and in improving workplace conditions.

The TWU looks forward to working with Robert Menendez during the election cycle and throughout his years as a member of Congress.