Key labor unions continue to unite behind Bocanegra

(PACOIMA, CA):  Raul Bocanegra’s campaign for State Assembly District 39 today announced an endorsement from the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770.

“The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 are proud to endorse Raul Bocanegra for State Assembly,” said Rick Icaza, President, UFCW Local 770.  “Raul is a proven champion for working families, good jobs, fair wages, a secure retirement, and the rights of workers.  He is a leader who is committed to creating economic opportunity for working families and growing our economy in a responsible manner.  We need Raul’s leadership in the state legislature.”

UFCW Local 770 is the latest in a string of endorsements locked up by the Bocanegra campaign in recent weeks and adds to a formidable coalition of labor unions exclusively backing his campaign

“I’m proud to stand with UFCW Local 770,” said Raul Bocanegra.  “UFCW Local 770 is a leading voice for good jobs, fair wages, and treating workers with dignity and respect.  It is an honor to have their support and confidence.”

UFCW Local 770 joins a growing coalition of labor unions representing public and private sector workers in a host of industries united behind Raul Bocanegra for Assembly that includes:

·       California Professional Firefighters
·       California Association of Highway Patrolman
·       Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
·       Los Angeles Police Protective League
·       Los Angeles School Police Association
·       Communication Workers of America Southern California Council
·       AFT Local 1521
·       United Firefighters of Los Angeles City
·       Laborers Local 300
·       Painters and Allied Trades Local 36
·       Teamsters Local 396
·       I.A.T.S.E. Local 80
·       Southern California Pipe Trades District Council 16
·       UA Local 250
·       UA Local 78
·       Unite HERE Local 11

For a full list of endorsements and more information please visit www.raulbocanegra.com