Congresswoman Linda Sánchez statement on the Port Clerical Workers’ strike

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) released the following statement regarding the developing strike by clerical workers of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 63’s office at the Port of Los Angeles.

“I am proud to stand with my brothers and sisters of ILWU Local 63 Office Clerical Unit as they stand up against outsourcing,” said Congresswoman Sánchez. “It’s critical that we look out for America’s workers and their families and do everything we can to keep good paying American jobs in this country. I urge the employers to negotiate with clerical workers a good contract that provides workers with fair wages, a safe workplace, and benefits for their families.”

Congresswoman Sánchez is a Co-Chair of the House Labor and Working Families Caucus, which she also co-founded. Congresswoman Sánchez is also an active and card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical (IBEW) Local 441.

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