Monday, July 17, 2017

CSEA Endorses Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for City Council

   Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Local 1000, the state’s largest public employees union, announced their endorsement of Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign to represent the 13th District in the City Council.

"The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), which represents over 14,000 members and retirees throughout NYC, is proud to endorse Mark Gjonaj for the 13th city council district in the Bronx. CSEA has worked with Mr. Gjonaj during his time as a NYS Assemblyman and we know he has a strong commitment to representing the interests of the hard working men and women in his district, including those who provide the public services that make this the greatest city in the world. We look forward to working with Mark in the city council,” said Lester Crockett, CSEA Metro Region President.

“Throughout my time in the Assembly, I have worked hard to represent the best interests of working New Yorkers, so it is a privilege to be receiving the support of the men and women of the CSEA. Advocating for the worker, from equal pay to safe working conditions, has always been at the forefront of all that I do. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work together on so many common issues, and I pledge to fight tirelessly on their behalf and on behalf of all workers to preserve their rights and improve their quality of life,” said Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj.

CSEA joins CSA, 32BJ, Steamfitters Local 638, State Committeeman Joseph McManus, and the Bronx Democratic County Committee in their support of Assemblyman Gjonaj’s campaign for City Council.

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj is running for City Council to represent The Bronx’s 13th District. He currently represents the 80th Assembly District, which encompasses the neighborhoods of Allerton, Bedford Park, Morris Park, Mosholu Parkway, Norwood, Pelham Gardens, Pelham Parkway and Van Nest. He serves as Chair of the Subcommittee on Micro Business and is a member of several committees: Banks; Local Governments; Real Property Taxation; Small Business; Tourism, Parks, and Sports Development; and Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.

CSEA is one of the largest representatives of employees in New York with thousands of active and retired State, Local Government, School District and private sector workers. They are dedicated to establishing an effective working relationship with area elected officials and to make our communities a better place to live and work.

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