SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL LOCAL 46 ENDORSES JOE MORELLE FOR CONGRESS
April 18, 2018 | Press Release
Rochester, NY – Today, Sheet Metal Workers International Local 46 endorsed Joe Morelle in the race for the for the 25th Congressional District. Local 46 is comprised of metal and air specialists who have been serving our community for over 100 years.
“Joe Morelle grew up in a union home, he shares our values and ambitions, and he knows that we are in this fight together,” said Troy Milne, Business Manager, Sheet Metal Workers International Local 46. “We are proud to stand with Joe, just as he has always stood by us, and know that he will be a strong voice not just for our members but for all working families.”
“It is critical that our brothers and sisters in labor, who work so tirelessly for our community, have a representative in Washington who understands their values and will work just as diligently on their behalf,” said Morelle.“Throughout my time in public service, I have been dedicated to uplifting our working families by securing fair wages and promoting long-term job creation. I am truly grateful to the hardworking men and women of Local 46 for their support and I will continue to be a strong advocate on their behalf in Congress.”
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.