Tuesday, October 13, 2009

UFCW Local 1500 and RWDSU Local 338 Endorse Gulluscio...

Praise “Champion for Working New Yorkers”

Adding to a growing chorus of elected officials and labor unions, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 and Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union Local 338 announced their support of Frank Gulluscio in his bid to unseat Republican Eric Ulrich.

UFCW Local 1500 Director of Special Projects Pat Purcell said: “In November, voters in Queens have an important decision to make: Who will fight for us? We need Frank Gulluscio in the City Council to fight for middle class families. Frank has stood up for working people - he knows we need to keep and attract jobs to New York that offer good benefits and fair pay. He is a tireless advocate for his community - who will work hard on behalf of the families in the 32nd Council District.”

RWDSU Local 338 is proud to endorse Frank Gulluscio for City Council. Frank is a proven leader and champion for working New Yorkers. In these tough times, we need a leader like Frank Gulluscio fighting for us in the City Council” said John R. Durso, President Local 338. “Frank understands the needs of working families and has been a good friend of the labor movement. We look forward to working with Frank to improve access to quality healthcare and attract good jobs for New Yorkers.”

I am honored to have the support of the UFCW Local 1500 and RWDSU Local 338. If elected, I will work tirelessly with them on the issues that matter most to working families: education, healthcare, and job creation.” said Gulluscio.

Gulluscio is proud to also have the support of DC37, Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Detectives Endowment Association, Tenants PAC, Congressmembers Anthony Weiner and Gregory Meeks, State Senators Joe Addabbo and Shirley Huntley, Assemblymembers Audrey Pheffer and Michele Titus.