For Immediate Release: January 4, 2018
UFCW Local Unions Endorse Steve Dettelbach for Ohio AG
Dettelbach’s track record: holding the powerful accountable and protecting OH families
COLUMBUS, OH— The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 17A, 75, 880, 1059, the International Chemical Workers Union and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) released the following statements after endorsing Steve Dettelbach for Ohio Attorney General. Collectively, these local unions represent over 80,000 hard-working Ohioans.
“Steve Dettelbach has continually proven that he is completely committed to putting what’s best for everyday Ohioans above all else,” said Randy Quickel, President, UFCW Local 1059.
“Now, more than ever, we need and deserve leaders like Steve who will stand with and up for hard-working men and women when it matters most,” said Carl Ivka, President, UFCW Local 880.
“Simply put, Steve Dettelbach will be an Attorney General who protects good jobs and better wages across Ohio. We endorse him with enthusiasm and look forward to helping him win this race,” said Kevin Garvey, President, UFCW Local 75.
“Steve Dettelbach isn’t afraid to push back against predatory corporations and secure real progress for hard-working people. We look forward to him standing up for everyday Ohioans as our next Attorney General,” said Sonja Campell, President, UFCW Local 17A.
“Steve Dettelbach knows how to work with the community and law enforcement to help make our communities safer for all,” said Frank Cyphers, President, International Chemical Workers Union.”
“The time has come for Ohio to have an Attorney General who puts people before politics. Steve has spent his career fighting for justice for working people, no matter who they work for. Steve is not afraid to stand up to business owners who hurt working people – no matter what. We will fight for him to win this election because we know he will fight for us as Attorney General,” said Rick Marshall, Regional Director, RWDSU.
The UFCWis the largest private sector union in the United States, representing 1.3 million hard-working men and women in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
We stand together to ensure better lives for workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. Ohio’s 80,000 UFCW members work in grocery and retail stores, pharmacies, manufacturing and health care facilities, and in the food and chemical processing and meat packing industries.
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