L.A. County Federation of Labor & Other Prominent Labor Unions Endorse Councilmember David Ryu
LOS ANGELES, CA -- Coming on the heels of announcing support from grassroots environmental groups, today Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu announced that his campaign for re-election has gained the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFSCME District Council 36, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277, National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW), SEIU-UHW and SEIU Local 2015, bringing the total number of unions who have endorsed to over 30.
"The 800,000 members of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO are proud to endorse Councilmember David Ryu. Throughout his career, Councilmember Ryu has been a strong ally for working people. We are confident that he will continue to prioritize the needs of Los Angeles' diverse working families in City Hall," said Ron Herrera, President of the L.A. County Federation of Labor.
“I am so proud to have the endorsement of over 30 hard-working labor unions from across Los Angeles and Southern California,” said Councilmember David Ryu. “These unions represent working people in every sector of our economy, and we are all fighting for the same purpose: a Los Angeles where every family has the same opportunity to thrive.”
Since launching his re-election campaign, Councilmember Ryu has announced endorsements from 300 community leaders, Planned Parenthood & dozens of women leaders, environmental groups, the Democratic Party & local Democratic organizations, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti & fellow Los Angeles elected leaders, state legislators, County elected officials and local labor unions. A full list of his endorsements can be found here.
Recently, Councilmember Ryu rolled out his second digital ad in his re-election bid.
Titled "Progressive” 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.
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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.