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UAW Endorses Bob Casey for U.S. Senate

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UAW Region 9 CAP/Retiree Representative Wence Valentin III: “Senator Casey Is A Long-Time Champion For Workers And Organized Labor… He Is The Labor Ally That We Need In Washington.”

PENNSYLVANIA – On behalf of its 400,000 active members and more than 580,000 retired members, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) has endorsed Bob Casey for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

The UAW is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, consisting of more than 600 local unions representing a range of workplaces including multinational corporations, small manufacturers, state and local governments, colleges and universities, hospitals, and private non-profit organizations. UAW Region 9 members work in automotive, aerospace and steel industries in western and central New York, New Jersey and most of Pennsylvania.

Read UAW Region 9 CAP/Retiree Representative Wence Valentin III’s statement below:

“Senator Casey is a long-time champion for workers and organized labor. His record of protecting the right to organize, supporting workers’ and retirees’ pensions, and creating good-paying union jobs across Pennsylvania speaks for itself. He has stood in solidarity with us, supported our unionization efforts, advocated for us on the federal level, and even joined us on the picket line. He is the labor ally that we need in Washington.”