PRESS RELEASE: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 Endorses Brian Fitzpatrick for reelection to Congress in PA 01
DOYLESTOWN, Pa.– IBEW Local 98, representing workers in the electrical industry, has endorsed Brian Fitzpatrick for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s First District.
“Such an honor to be endorsed by this historic labor union which has been advocating for the interests of the working families of Bucks and Montgomery counties for well over a century now. I promise to continue representing working class interests like prevailing wage and retirement security and remain committed to investments in infrastructure improvements in our local communities that enhance quality of life and create jobs for working class families,” said Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.
The IBEW Local 98 represents 5,500 working men and women in the Greater Philadelphia area, along with thousands of retired members and their families.
“In Congress, you have proven to be a dependable ally for the labor movement. You have stood with us in opposing right-to-work laws while supporting federal project labor agreements and prevailing wage. You have also offered your steadfast support of judges who respect labor’s rights to collectively bargain and you remain committed to boosting retirement security for the labor community. As a member of the House Committee on Small Business, you have provided a strong voice for working families in our region,” said John J. Dougherty, Business Manager.