Local 1421 Endorses Dan Koh For Congress
Feb 04, 2018 05:13AM ● Published by Theresa Gilman
(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by Dan Koh for Congress.)ANDOVER, MA – Citing his focus on “affordable healthcare and good-paying jobs,” the Building Wreckers Local 1421 endorsed Dan Koh in the 3rdDistrict Congressional race. Local 1421, a member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, has over 1,000 members.
“Local 1421 is proud to endorse Dan,” stated President of Local 1421 Thomas Troy. “Dan is committed to addressing the issues that matter most to our members: affordable healthcare and good-paying jobs. Dan also understands that strong unions are the key to making sure that the economy works for everyone. Local 1421 knows that Dan will put working families first and fight to build an economy where everyone has the opportunity to get ahead.”
“I am so grateful to have received Local 1421’s endorsement,” said Koh. “Unions like Local 1421 help ensure fair wages and strengthen workplace protections. I firmly oppose President Trump’s efforts to undermine collective bargaining rights. In Congress, I will fight for the workers of the 3rd District and stand up for their rights to organize, unite, and support themselves.”
About Dan Koh
A native of Andover of Korean-Lebanese descent whose great-grandparents came to Lawrence over a century ago, Dan is dedicated to preserving the American Dream that made his own story possible. Dan most recently served as Chief of Staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, where he managed 18,000 employees and a $3 billion budget during one of the most prosperous four-year stretches in Boston’s history. In Congress, Dan will stand up to President Trump and promote universal healthcare and a forward-looking jobs program so that everyone can get ahead.