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LOCAL 108 ENDORSES CONGRESSMAN BILL PASCRELL

June 2, 2012

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Local 108

Endorses CONGRESSMAN BILL PASCRELL IN

9TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

 Local is 5,000 members strong

Paterson -- Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 108 today endorsed Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) in New Jersey’s Democratic 9th District primary, which will be held on Tuesday, June 5. 

RWDSU Local 108 represents a wide range of workers in clothing stores, jewelry stores, automotive service, parts and accessory stores, supermarkets, warehouses, manufacturing and transportation (bus drivers).  They also represent workers in the public sector, with a membership of 5,000 strong.

Local 108 President Charles N. Hall Jr. stated, “We are please to stand with Bill Pascrell in his bid for re-election, because he has always stood behind RWDSU and all working men and women.  Bill is the fighter we need in Washington and here at home and we will be working hard in the next days to ensure his victory.”

Founded in 1937, RWDSU has a rich history in the forefront of labor rights, with 100,000 members in the United States and Canada.  The union is a semi-autonomous division of the United Food and Commercial Workers and represents employees in service, clerical, sales and building maintenance as well as in the citrus, food processing, tobacco, jewelry, novelty and toy industries.

“As Election Day draws closer, I am elated to have the support of RWDSU Local 108.  Local 108’s members are the folks who serve us in our everyday lives, and I will continue to stand with them every day,” said Pascrell.  “With Local 108 and Organized Labor in my corner, I am fighting to win on June 5, and I will always continue in my fight for them.”  

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