SEIU NJ State Council endorses Menendez and slate of Democrats to “flip the House.”

Stakes are high in 2018 midterms

 Newark, August 27, 2018 - The SEIU New Jersey State Council – comprised of unions representing more than 23,000 private and public sector workers in critical service industries statewide – has endorsed Sen. Robert Menendez and a slate of Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives in the November midterm elections.

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#WeRise Rally in Newark: "We will not be left behind."

Nearly 100 union workers and their allies rallied outside the federal building in Newark this week to show their solidarity and strength in anticipation of a Supreme Court ruling on a case that seeks to hobble organized labor.

“No court case will weaken us,” said Wilfredo Larancuent, president of the SEIU NJ State Council, which represents 23,000 working people in the state.  “We’re the backbone of this country. We will not be left behind.”

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