Thursday, January 21, 2016

NTEU Endorses Hillary Clinton


NTEU Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Sec. Clinton

NTEU, the country’s largest independent union of federal employees, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.

“Throughout her career, Secretary Clinton has been a strong supporter of federal employees. I believe as president she will continue that support on issues from fair pay to protecting retirement benefits and workplace rights,” said NTEU National President Tony Reardon. “Secretary Clinton recognizes the importance of the work done by federal employees and the need to recruit and retain a skilled federal workforce.”

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Statement on the Endorsement of the National Treasury Employees Union

Hillary Clinton released the following statement after the  National Treasury Employees Union endorsed her campaign for President. Clinton now has the endorsement of 22 national labor unions or labor alliances representing over 12 million American workers.

“I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the National Treasury Employees Union and their 150,000 employees in 31 agencies and departments.

“For decades, NTEU members have helped America work—and along the way, they have helped build the American middle class by fighting for higher wages, paid family leave, and a secure and dignified retirement.

“As President, I will always stand up for workers’ rights and protect retirement security, including defined benefit plans and Social Security. I’m proud to stand with federal workers, including the men and women of NTEU, to build a better future for working families. Because when workers are strong, families are strong—and when families are strong, America is strong.”

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