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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorses Bob Casey for Senate

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Angela Ferritto, President of the PA AFL-CIO: “Bob Casey Has Shown He is Committed to the Wellbeing of Pennsylvania’s Workers and Families”

George Piasecki, Secretary-Treasurer of the PA AFL-CIO: “Senator Casey Has Fought Against Large Corporations and Defended the Rights of Working People Across the Commonwealth.”

PENNSYLVANIA – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO endorsed Senator Bob Casey for U.S. Senate. The union, which represents 700,000 working men and women in Pennsylvania, praised Senator Casey for his long record of standing up for working people, including fighting for better pay and working conditions.

Read the PA AFL-CIO’s statements below:

“Since his election to the Senate in 2006, Bob Casey has shown he is committed to the wellbeing of Pennsylvania’s workers and families,” said Angela Ferritto, President, PA AFL-CIO. “He has worked to create family-sustaining jobs and safeguard the rights of workers. He has consistently demonstrated that he cares about the issues our members care about – better pay and benefits, secure retirements, gender equality, workplace health and safety, high quality public education, and civil rights, among others. Senator Casey’s record speaks for itself. On behalf of union families, I encourage all Pennsylvanians to speak up, show up, and support his candidacy.”

“Senator Casey has fought against large corporations and defended the rights of working people across the commonwealth,” said George Piasecki, Secretary-Treasurer of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO “He understands that by strengthening workers’ rights, we can create an economy that benefits all Pennsylvania residents. The PA AFL-CIO is proud to support Bob Casey because we know he will advocate and fight on behalf of our members.”