MANCHESTER, NH – The executive board of the Communications Workers of America Local 1400 has voted unanimously to endorse Maggie Hassan for Governor.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is the largest telecommunications union in the world, and CWA Local 1400 represents telecommunications workers throughout New Hampshire and New England.
“Our board voted unanimously to support Maggie Hassan, because Maggie is committed to the needs of working people. Her position against Right to Work clearly protects the right of workers to bargain collectively and is one that we know that she strongly supports.” said CWA Local 1400 president Don Trementozzi.
“We believe in the importance of electing a Governor we can count on to stand up for the middle class. As our next Governor, Maggie will work to build an innovative economy that will help move New Hampshire forward. We whole-heartedly endorse her candidacy and are pleased to be a part of her campaign for Governor.” said New Hampshire’s CWA Local 1400 district vice president Felicia Augevich.
“I am honored to earn the support of CWA Local 1400,” said Hassan. “Our campaign continues to grow every single day – and I’m thrilled to add CWA to our team. We need to mount the strongest campaign possible to win in the fall so we can keep New Hampshire moving forward. As Governor, my focus will be on building an innovative economy that gives middle class families the opportunity to succeed.“
Hassan has earned the support of five other unions including the Carpenters Local 118, Iron Workers Local 7, UFCW Locals 1445 and 791, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Council #35 and the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local #6. She also has the support of EMILY’s List and the Women’s Campaign Fund.