For Immediate Release
March 14, 2018
Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Southern California Teamsters Joint Council 42 (JC 42), the Teamsters Union’s largest Council in the entire International Brotherhood of Teamsters with approximately 250,000 workers and retirees, unanimously voted to endorse Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor.
“The Teamsters JC 42 voted unanimously to endorse Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor because as a union organizer, Speaker of the Assembly and Mayor of Los Angeles, he has stood with and fought for working families, and today, we are proud to stand with him,” said Randy Cammack, President of the Southern California Teamsters Joint Council 42. “Antonio is a fighter who comes from the labor movement, understands the challenges of working families and as governor, we know he will focus on protecting and creating jobs and economic opportunities for those that are being left behind in this economy.”
“I’m honored and humbled to have the unanimous endorsement of the Teamsters JC 42 who work every day to keep California moving. They are essential to dozens of industries and make sure both people and goods get safely where they need to go,” said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. “As Governor, my priority will be job creation and growing an economy that works for everyone and gives all Californians a fair shot at the middle class. I am proud to stand with Teamsters JC 42 to move our state forward.”
The endorsement of the Teamsters JC 42 is the most recent endorsement for Villaraigosa from labor organizations including the United Farm Workers, and the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters.