California Labor Federation Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the California Labor Federation has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Representing more than 1,200 union locals throughout the state, the California Labor Federation is the voice of 2.1 million workers and their families. The announcement comes on the heels of the powerful endorsement by the 30,000-member strong United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770. Kassakhian has emerged as the clear choice for working families with endorsements from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the California Professional Firefighters (CPF), SEIU California, IATSE Local 80, Laborers’ Pacific Southwest Region (LiUNA!), and Teamsters Joint Council 42.

For Immediate Release
Contact: Rose Kapolczynski
April 8, 2016
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CALIFORNIA LABOR FEDERATION ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

State’s largest and most influential labor group backs Kassakhian

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the California Labor Federation has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Representing more than 1,200 union locals throughout the state, the California Labor Federation is the voice of 2.1 million workers and their families.

The announcement comes on the heels of the powerful endorsement by the 30,000-member strong United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770. Kassakhian has emerged as the clear choice for working families with endorsements from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the California Professional Firefighters (CPF), SEIU California, IATSE Local 80, Laborers’ Pacific Southwest Region (LiUNA!), and Teamsters Joint Council 42.

About Ardy Kassakhian

Ardy Kassakhian grew up and attended public schools in Glendale. He was first elected Glendale City Clerk in 2005. As Clerk, he has reduced government waste by introducing environmentally sound practices, made election information easier to access and worked to increase voter participation. Ardy graduated from UCLA and the Executive Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives with his wife Courtney and their young son in Glendale.

Ardy Kassakhian is running to represent Assembly District 43, which includes the communities of Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta-Montrose and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Atwater Village, East Hollywood, Franklin Hills, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz and Silver Lake. The primary election will be held on June 7, 2016. To learn more about Ardy Kassakhian, visit his website at www.ArdyforAssembly.com or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.