HAHN AMASSES MORE CRUCIAL SUPPORT FROM WORKING FAMILIES IN COUNTY SUPERVISOR BID

California’s Long Term Care Arm of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Gives Formidable Endorsement to U.S. Representative Hahn for #BOS4

SAN PEDRO, CA— Continuing to generate far-reaching support among working families, today United States Representative Janice Hahn secured a highly coveted endorsement from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015, California’s Long Term Care Local, in her campaign to represent the 4th District on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

Representing 315,000 caregivers in California, SEIU Local 2015 represents in-home care providers, assisted living, and nursing home workers throughout Los Angeles County and across the state.

Laphonza Butler, President of SEIU Local 2015, released the following statement:

“Janice Hahn has a deep understanding of the critical importance of the jobs that our members at SEIU Local 2015 provide every single day. She recognizes that they’re on the frontlines of the healthcare and in-home care service industries, caring for our most vulnerable populations. Our members are proud to endorse U.S. Representative Janice Hahn for County Supervisor because we know she’ll be a real leader and a champion for the hard working women and men who make up Local 2015, but also for all working people of Los Angeles County. We’re pleased to give Janice our enthusiastic support to help her win this race.”

Beyond today's endorsement, U.S. Representative Janice Hahn has built up broad-based support from over 600 endorsers, including business organizations, small business owners, Republicans and Democrats, women's groups, over 100 American veterans, environmentalists, community leaders, neighborhood activists, as well as the following list of labor organizations:

  • California Nurses Association (CNA)
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers (UHW)
  • International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 13, Local 94 and Local 63
  • International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Southern California District Council
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
  • United Association (UA) Plumbers Local 78
  • United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770
  • Teamsters Joint Council 42
  • Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1277
  • Iron Workers Local 416
  • Painters & Allied Trades District Council 36
  • Operating Engineers Local 12
  • Communications Workers of America (CWA) Southern California Council
  • California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE)
  • Transportation Communications Union (TCU) Local 1315
  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Machinists (IAM) District Lodge 947
  • United Steel Workers Local 675
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 11 & Local 47
  • American Federation of State, County Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3634 MTA Supervisors
  • Heat & Frost Insulators Local 5
  • Laborers (LiUNA) Local 1309
  • Metropolitan Water District Employees, AFSCME Local 1902
  • Masters, Mates and Pilots, ILA, AFL-CIO
  • UNITE HERE Local 11
  • Los Angeles & Orange Counties Building & Constructions Trades Council
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 24
  • Vice President/Vice Chair of BU 702 at SEIU Local 721, BU 702 Association of Probation Supervisors John Tuchek*
  • Transportation Workers Union (TWU) of America California State Conference
  • United Association (UA) Pipefitters Local 250

For more information, please visit www.JaniceHahn.com

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Paid for by Janice Hahn for Supervisor 2016.