AFSCME New Jersey and the National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees District 1199J Endorse Joseph Cryan for State Senate in 20th Legislative District
Trenton, NJ – AFSCME New Jersey Council 63 and the National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees District 1199J today announced their support for Joseph Cryan for re-election to the State Senate in New Jersey’s 20th legislative district.
The 20th district includes the Union County municipalities of Elizabeth City, Hillside Township, Roselle Borough and Union Township. Cryan has represented the district in the Senate since 2018 and previously represented District 20 in the Assembly.
“Joseph Cryan understands the value of the services AFSCME members provide for the people of the 20th district every single day,” said AFSCME New Jersey Executive Director Steve Tully and District 1199J President Susan Cleary in a joint statement. “He respects public employees and health care workers and has pledged to support our members to ensure that their rights will continue to be protected during his tenure in office.”
“I am honored to receive the support of AFSCME New Jersey and District 1199J, two of the largest unions in the state,” Cryan said. “In these trying times, it is more important than ever that we band together to ensure that public operations run smoothly and reliably. It means a great deal to have the support of union workers, and we must protect their rights during this time of uncertainty. I thank you AFSCME New Jersey and District 1199J for your support and trust.”
The New Jersey primary elections will be held on June 8, 2021. Please visit https://www.afscmenj.org/make-your-voice-heard for more information.