SEIU NJ State Council endorses LaMonica McIver in Congressional District 10

SEIU NJ State Council endorses LaMonica McIver in Congressional District 10

Newark – Today, the SEIU NJ State Council endorsed Newark Council President LaMonica McIver to represent Congressional District 10 in the Democratic Primary special election of July 16, citing her exemplary record of public service in the state’s largest city where thousands of the Council’s union members live and work. 

“LaMonica McIver has a strong record of fighting for workers’ rights and racial justice, and advocating for fairness for all in the community, including all immigrants.  She has earned the enthusiastic endorsement of the SEIU NJ State Council for Congressional District 10’s special election,” said Megan Chambers, President of the SEIU NJ State Council and Co-manager of the Laundry, Distribution, and Food Service (LDFS) Joint Board, Workers United SEIU. “LaMonica McIver has been a respected leader in Newark’s City Council and has demonstrated her commitment to the issues that SEIU members care about. Her voice is needed in Washington D.C.” 

The SEIU NJ State Council is composed of unions representing 15,000 service employees across the state. The endorsement was made after a virtual screening in which Council President McIver presented her position on a variety of issues and answered questions from SEIU members from all affiliates of the SEIU NJ State Council. 

The SEIU NJ State Council is composed of unions representing service employees across the state, including health care, warehouse, laundry, and school cafeteria workers. Our diverse membership also includes motor vehicle inspectors, resident physicians, and municipal employees in Newark. The council includes 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East; Laundry, Distribution and Food Service Joint Board of Workers United and affiliated Locals 617 and 3; The Committee of Interns and Residents, and 32BJ Motor Vehicle Inspectors.

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