Everything seems to be political these days – from amount of the wages we earn, to the type of health care our families are covered by, to the cleanliness of the water we drink, to the quality of education our children receive in public schools. Our elected officials make decisions every day that impact our lives, our communities and our families’ quality of life.
That’s why it’s so important for us to hold them accountable and work on behalf of those elected officials that share our values.
The labor movement’s strength and solidarity was on full display today as 1,282 union members went door-to-door to talk to fellow union members about the importance of voting for endorsed candidates. Every sector of the labor movement – from the building and construction trades, to public employees, to health care, service sector, manufacturing, transportation, education and many more, all worked in solidarity to elect New Jersey State AFL-CIO endorsed candidates and 67 labor candidates.
Thank you to all of our Central Labor Councils who sponsored labor walks this weekend and to our affiliates who sent union member volunteers. Your commitment makes a difference!