FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2018 – Edison, New Jersey – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) is pleased to announce its endorsement of City Councilman John Pallone in his campaign for Mayor of Long Branch, NJ. Pallone will face off against current Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider.
"I am proud to receive the endorsement of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters," said Pallone. "The Carpenters have long advocated for many of the principles upon which my campaign is based - fairness, equality, and a chance for all members of our community to have the opportunity to earn a living. I look forward to working to advance our shared goals of bringing progress and opportunity to all residents of Long Branch."
The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters takes the issue of endorsing elected official candidates seriously and only endorses candidates who hold the same values as we do of protecting and preserving workers’ rights. We only provide endorsements to candidates that support Davis-Bacon protections, encourage the use of Project Labor Agreements, fight 1099 Worker Misclassification and support fair wages and benefits for working people.
“We are pleased to endorse John Pallone’s election bid for Mayor of Long Branch and will fully support his campaign through get out the vote efforts,” said Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Ballantyne. “John Pallone believes in supporting strong workers’ rights and we look forward to working alongside him to advance the rights of the working class in Long Branch.”
About the NRCC
The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) represents nearly 40,000 hardworking men and women in Delaware and New Jersey and portions of Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. NRCC is one of the largest trade unions on the East Coast. The NRCC equips professional men and women carpenters with the skills, training and quality workmanship that are demanded in today's construction industry. For more information on NRCC, please visit our website: northeastcarpenters.org & like us on social Facebook: facebook.com/NortheastRegionalCouncilofCarpenters; Twitter: @nrccarpenters; Instagram: @northeastcarpenters; LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/northeastcarpenters; and Snapchat: @nrccarpenters