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April 3, 2018 | Press Release


Rochester, NY – Today, Joe Morelle announced that Workers United has endorsed his candidacy for the 25th Congressional District.


“Joe Morelle will be a strong voice for our working families in Washington,” said Gary Bonadonna Jr., Manager and International Vice President of Workers United, Rochester Regional Joint Board. “Throughout his career, Joe has been a staunch advocate for our members and has remained dedicated to supporting workers throughout Rochester. As our next Congressman, he will be the leader we need to ensure the values of the working class are not forgotten.”


“Workers United has served a critical role in advancing the modern labor movement and I am honored to have their support,” said Morelle. “I have been proud to work alongside my brothers and sisters in labor to fight for more job opportunities for hardworking families, ensure fair wages for workers, and expand access to healthcare for all. I look forward to carrying on this fight in Washington and delivering for workers throughout our community.”


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.

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