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February 13, 2020

IRONWORKERS LOCAL 7 ENDORSES KENNEDY FOR SENATE

Kennedy has secured the majority of labor endorsements in the U.S. Senate race so far

Watertown, MA — On Thursday, Congressman Joe Kennedy III earned the endorsement of Ironworkers Local 7, marking his 19th labor endorsement in his bid for U.S. Senate.

“Ironworkers Local 7 is proud to stand with Joe Kennedy in his race for U.S. Senate,” said Shawn Nehiley of Ironworkers Local 7. “Now more than ever, we need a strong voice in Washington, D.C. that will fight for the hard working men and women who keep this country moving every day. We know Joe Kennedy will be that voice for us and we are proud to stand with him in this race.”

"I am honored to have the support of the Ironworkers Local 7 in this race," said Congressman Joe Kennedy. "Unions like Ironworkers Local 7 are vital to ensuring that hard working men and women across the Commonwealth can provide for their families. I have been proud to fight for unions my entire career and I will continue to be a voice for workers across the state."

With his strong record on issues of workers rights and economic justice, Kennedy has secured the majority of labor endorsements in the U.S. Senate race so far, including Massachusetts Laborers, the Machinists Statewide Council, Machinists Local 264, Teamsters Local 25, Pipefitters Local 537, IBEW 103, 104, 1505, 445 & 223, UWA 369, Carmen Union 589, Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, IUOE Local 4 & UFCW local 791, the Boston Musicians Association Local 9-535, the Plymouth/Bristol County Regional Labor Council and the Norfolk County Regional Labor Council.

Posted on February 13, 2020 in Press Releases.