Unions agree: Bravo will be a champion for working New Yorkers
Unite Here Local 100, which represents more than 12,000 men and women in New York, as well as Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46, which represents more than 1,500 workers, announced today their support for Ischia Bravo, Democratic candidate for the 78th State Assembly District.
“I am humbled to receive the endorsements from both Unite Here Local 100 and Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46,” Ischia Bravo, 78th District State Assembly candidate said. “Their support is very significant to my campaign and builds on the momentum and support that has flooded in since my announcement back in February. Their support signals that I am the best person to fight to protect workers rights, ensure all New Yorkers can earn a living wage and can continue to raise their families in our City. I am extremely proud to receive their endorsements as many of their members reside in the district and know firsthand that it is time for new leadership.”
“The 12,000 members of Unite Here Local 100 know that Ischia Bravo will stand with us as we fight to grow and protect good, middle-class jobs throughout New York,” Francisco Espinal, Unite Here Local 100 Board member said. “Ischia has shown that she has a plan to grow the economy in this community, ensuring that our members thrive in this district and throughout New York. That's why we are excited to not only endorse Ischia, but work hard on her campaign this summer.”
“Local 46 proudly and enthusiastically endorses Ischia Bravo for State Assembly,” John Skinner, Local 46 President said. “We know that Ischia Bravo will listen to our concerns and give us a voice in the State Assembly. She will be a champion for working New Yorkers, advocating for policies that create good paying jobs, create affordable housing, and ensure our kids get the highest quality education. She is an advocate for our interests and will work her hardest to ensure that all people of the Bronx thrive.”