Organized Labor Endorses Councilmember David Ryu’s Re-Election Campaign

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Building on his wide base of support, today Councilmember David Ryu announced support from a number of Los Angeles’ largest and most influential labor unions in his re-election campaign. 

“At a time when income inequality threatens Los Angeles’ working families, our organized labor movement has defended workers and LA’s middle class every step of the way,” Councilmember David Ryu. “Whether it’s fighting for a living wage, advocating for affordable housing, or expanding green jobs for a sustainable future, our union allies have been champions for a more equitable Los Angeles.” 

A full list of Councilmember Ryu’s union endorsements:  

  • Engineers and Architects Association (EAA)

  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 33

  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 80

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 13

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 63

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 94

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local Southern California District Council

  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 36

  • International Union Of Operating Engineers (IUOE) 12

  • International Union Of Operating Engineers (IUOE) 501

  • Laborers (LiUNA) Local 300 

  • Laborers (LiUNA) Local 1309

  • Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL)

  • Los Angeles Professional Managers' Association (LAPMA)

  • Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO

  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721

  • Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW)

  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters 

  • Teamsters Local 396

  • Teamsters Local 399

  • Teamsters Local 911

  • Teamsters Joint Council 42

  • Plumbers & Fitters (UA) Local 761

  • United Firefighters of Los Angeles City (IAFF) Local 112

  • United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770

  • United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP)

These strong endorsements come amid Councilmember Ryu’s recent announcement that 100 grassroots activists and neighborhood leaders have endorsed his re-election campaign. To view a list of those endorsements, click here.

Just last week, Councilmember Ryu launched his campaign by rolling out his first digital ad in his re-election bid. Titled "Reformer," the ad can be viewed by clicking here or on the link below:













Constituents are invited to stay up to date by following Councilmember Ryu’s Facebook Page here and Twitter feed here.


Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the 4th Council District which includes Griffith Park, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Windsor Square, Larchmont and portions of Koreatown and Van Nuys. 

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