Teamsters Joint Council 25 Endorses Brad Schneider for Congress
Latest Labor Union to Back Schneider
NORTHBROOK, IL–Today, Democrat Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced earning the support of Teamsters Joint Council 25.
“I am proud to have the support of Teamsters Joint Council 25,” said Brad Schneider. “Working to expand our middle class, increase the minimum wage, and advocate for workers’ rights has always been a priority for me. I am looking forward to returning to Congress to advocate on behalf of Teamsters Joint Council 25 and working men and women everywhere.”
“Teamsters Joint Local Council 25 is honored to endorse Brad Schneider’s candidacy,” said President John Coli. “Brad’s support of workers’ rights, his insistence on fiscal responsibility and accountability and his commitment to his community and other issues affecting working families are key reasons Teamsters Joint Council 25 is committed to this campaign.”
15 days out from the primary election the Schneider campaign continues to build momentum;just last week the campaign released a poll showing him with a 30 point lead over his primary opponent. The strength of the campaign has been reinforced with additional endorsements from the Daily Herald, Secretary of State Jesse White, Democratic Nancy Pelosi and more than a dozen labor organizations.
The Teamsters are known as the champion of freight drivers and warehouse workers, but have organized workers in virtually every occupation imaginable, both professional and non-professional, private sector and public sector.