Statement on President-Elect Donald Trump

WESTBURY, NY (11/09/2016)(readMedia)-- Tony Speelman, President of New York's Largest Grocery Workers Union, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1500 released the following statement regarding yesterday's Presidential Election

"The reality of having an anti-union, billionaire reality-star like Donald Trump elected president of the United States is sinking in. Our daily work and struggle to protect hard working families, jobs, rights and our communities will be an even greater task tomorrow then it is today.

We are eager to hold President-Elect Trump accountable on his promises to help build a better working class and support America's workers."


UFCW Local 1500, based out of Westbury, New York, represents over 20,000 grocery workers in New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties.

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