Sep 08, 2017 | Press Release
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Contact: Paul Leonard (917) 232-3620 

New York’s Bravest cite Chin’s “experience and concern for public safety” in their support for re-election effort

LOWER MANHATTAN – Councilwoman Margaret Chin received the endorsement of four FDNY unions based on her strong record of supporting firefighters, uniformed EMTs and Fire Alarm Dispatchers in Manhattan and the across the City.

“I am proud to receive the endorsement from these brave and hardworking men and women who assist in all kinds of emergencies, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week,” Councilwoman Chin said. “We must continue to support our uniformed personnel, and ensure that our City remains affordable for all of the people who help their neighbors in times of need. I thank all of the members of the FDNY for their hard work, service and daily sacrifice.”

The four unions endorsing Councilwoman Chin are: Uniformed Firefighters Association, Inc. – FDNY; Uniformed EMS Officers Union, Local 3621 – FDNY; Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics & Fire Inspectors, Local 2507 – FDNY; and Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association – FDNY.

“Your experience and concern for public safety, public safety professionals, working families, our education system and the economy of our City will certainly be major assets to the people of Manhattan and the City of New York,” said Robert Ungar, Legislative Counsel. “Now more than ever, it is important that we elect individuals who will protect the economy and growth of the City of New York as well as remember the hard working people who live here.”

With four days left until the Democratic Primary on Sept. 12, Councilwoman Chin has secured the endorsement of 22 labor unions, including most recently, the Local 94, 94-A, 94-B, International Union of Operating Engineers. The Central Labor Council, DC 37, 1199SEIU, Hotel Trades Council (HTC), SEIU 32BJ and UFT have also endorsed her campaign.


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