BOWIE, MD - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) was endorsed for reelection by United Association of Union Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA); International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 26; United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400; Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Maryland and D.C. State Council; International Brotherhood of Teamers Local 639; and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 32BJ. These unions represent thousands of skilled tradespeople, food service workers, janitors, health care workers, and security guards in Maryland.
"Organized labor is the backbone of our workforce," said Congressman Hoyer. "I'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters in labor and work alongside them to secure rights and benefits for workers. Every Marylander deserves the opportunity to get ahead in our economy, and I'll continue standing strong with organized labor to protect collective bargaining."
"Leader Hoyer is a fierce ally who understands the daily grind our members face, especially during this time of crisis and uncertainty," said Mark McManus, General President, UA.
"Congressman Hoyer has stood with workers and for collective bargaining rights throughout his time in public service," said George Hogan, Business Manager, IBEW Local 26.
"Congressman Hoyer has been a steadfast ally to our members and to all working people in Maryland and nationwide," said Mark Federici, President, UFCW Local 400.
"Steny Hoyer has been a lifelong fighter for the rights of workers and their unions. He has led the fight in opposing a president who tramples workers’ rights," said Daniel Fields Jr., President, SEIU MD-DC State Council.
"Congressman Hoyer is always there for his labor brothers and sisters and we know he's fighting for us in Congress," said John Gibson, President, Teamsters Local 639.
"Congressman Hoyer has been a fearless leader who played a critical role in passing the HEROES Act, which turns gratitude into action and is an important step towards helping essential workers who have risked their lives," said Jaime Contreras, Vice President, 32BJ SEIU.