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UFCW WESTERN STATES COUNCIL ENDORSES GAVIN NEWSOM FOR GOVERNOR

02/21/2018 – The United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council today announced endorsing Gavin Newsom as California’s next governor. UFCW Local 135 and Western States Council President Mickey Kasparian said: “UFCW members are the people who keep our state’s food safe, protect our patients and invest in our communities. We know how to get things done, and we are ready to dedicate ourselves and elect a true friend of working families, Gavin Newsom as California’s next Governor.

The endorsement means the state’s grocery workers, pharmacists, cannabis workers and other hard-working Californians recognize Newsom as the strongest candidate on issues that matter to them including rebuilding the middle class, achieving universal healthcare, and investing in our children’s education.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council represents over 200,000 workers in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. The Council is a part of the 1.2 million-member strong UFCW International Union. UFCW members are standing together to improve the lives of workers, families, and communities.