WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), which represents 1.3 million essential workers in grocery stores, meatpacking plants, and other essential industries across North America, released the following statement endorsing Joe Biden for a second term as President of the United States.
UFCW International President Marc Perrone released the following statement:
“President Biden has been a strong champion for the tens of millions of hard-working people across this nation, especially our UFCW 1.3 million essential workers who perform a vital role in our nation’s economy. Throughout his presidency, he has fought not just for the issues that matter to our union members, but prioritized investing in good jobs, strengthening workers’ rights, and passing legislation that will benefit all workers and their families.
“The UFCW is proud to endorse President Biden for a second term, and we look forward to supporting our shared fight to build a stronger and more just nation for all Americans.”
The UFCW’s endorsement comes ahead of tomorrow’s event in Philadelphia where President Joe Biden will address union members.
The UFCW is the largest private sector union in the United States. UFCW International represents 1.3 million professionals and their families in healthcare, grocery stores, meatpacking, food processing, retail shops and other industries. Our members serve our communities in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Learn more about the UFCW at ufcw.org.