Hackensack, NJ (April 20, 2017) –Today, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will announce its endorsement of Hackensack United for Progress candidates in the May 9th Hackensack City Council election. Hackensack United for Progress candidates include: Lara Rodriguez; Jason Some; Michael Williams; Carlos Merino; and Rommy Buttafuoco.
The endorsement event will be held on Thursday, April 20th at 4:00 p.m. at the NRCC Hackensack Council office (36 Bergen Street, Hackensack, NJ). Event attendees include: NRCC New Jersey Regional Manager, William Sproule; union members, Hackensack United for Progress candidates and the general public
John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the NRCC, expressed his support for Hackensack United for Progress.
“The NRCC is proudly supporting Hackensack United for Progress during the campaign because of their continued fight for project labor agreements, ensuring area standard wages and upholding the Davis Bacon Act, which are all key issues that remain important to union workers,” said Ballantyne. “Now more than ever, we need political leaders who will defend the middle class and its workers.” We know that these candidates will fight for hardworking men and women in the Hackensack community.”