INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAT AND FROST INSULATORS AND ALLIED WORKERS LOCAL 26 ENDORSES JOE MORELLE FOR CONGRESS
April 23, 2018 | Press Release
Rochester, NY – Today, the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 26 endorsed Joe Morelle in the race for the for the 25th Congressional District.
“Joe Morelle knows that the economic stability of our hardworking families needs to be the top priority of our leaders in Washington, and that the dedicated men and women of New York’s unions are an essential partner in this effort,” said Brian Urquhart, Business Manager, International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 26. “We are proud to endorse Joe and know that with him as our next Congressman, the future of our members and the entire labor community will be in good hands.”
“Working men and women are the backbone of our society,” said Morelle. “It has been my honor to stand alongside them and I will continue to do so in Washington. Together, we will create a stronger economy and a brighter future for all working-class Americans.”
Morelle, who currently serves as a state Assemblymember representing the towns of Brighton, Irondequoit and parts of the city of Rochester, has spent a lifetime in public service working to advance the best interests of his community. In the Assembly, Morelle has successfully fought for the passage of legislation to raise the minimum wage in New York State, establish paid family leave to ease the burden on our working families, improve access to healthcare for all people, bring millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements to our area, and increase workforce development training to ensure individuals have the skills and training they need to be successful.