HONOLULU – The Communications Workers of America, District 9 today endorsed Senator Brian Schatz to continue serving in the U.S. Senate. District 9 of the CWA represents Hawai‘i workers in industries including publishing, call centers, and news media.
In making the CWA’s unanimous endorsement, Ameenah McAuley, CWA Area Director stated that Senator Schatz’s “record for supporting the working families of Hawai‘i speaks volumes and will be a great asset in directing Hawai‘i’s future.”
“The Communications Workers represent the solid good jobs we need to be preserving and creating,” said U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz. “I’m honored to have their support.”
Printing Publishing & Media Workers Sector (PPMWS)(CWA Local 14921) / the Honolulu Typographical Union #37, CWA Local 9415, and Pacific Media Workers Guild, Local 39521.
The endorsement by the Communications Workers of America, District 9 marks the 30th labor organization backing Senator Schatz, representing over 90,000 workers. Other labor endorsements include the University of Hawai’i Professional Assembly; Hawai’i Building & Construction Trades Council; Plumbers, Local 675; Elevator Constructors, Local 126; Drywall, Tapers and Finishers, Local 1944; Glaziers, Local 1889; Boilermakers, Local 204; Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1791; IBEW, Local 1186; Heat and Frost Insulators, Local 132; Teamsters, Local 996; Roofers, Local 221; Iron Workers, Local 625; IBEW, Local 1260; National Weather Service Employees Organization; United Food and Commercial Workers; Hawai’i Fire Fighters Association; State of Hawai’i Organization of Police Officers; National Association of Letter Carriers; Hawai’i Government Employees Association; Hawai’i American Postal Workers Union; National Association of Postal Supervisors; Master Mates and Pilots; Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association; American Maritime Officers; Seafarers International Union; Hawai’i Regional Council of Carpenters; Hawai‘i Nurses Association; and Operating Engineers, Local 3.
Submitted by the Schatz campaign