Laborers' Local 300 (LiUNA!) Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that Laborers’ Local 300 (LiUNA!) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Representing construction laborers, asbestos abatement workers, maintenance workers, and plant workers throughout Los Angeles County, Laborers’ Local 300 joins the growing coalition of labor unions that have endorsed Ardy Kassakhian, including IATSE Local 80, Teamsters Joint Council 42, Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36, and the Glendale City Employees Association. “Time and again, Ardy Kassakhian has stood up for working families,” said Laborers Local 300 Business Manager Sergio Rascon. “From standing with middle class workers who seek fair benefits to supporting the $15 minimum wage movement, Ardy’s track record speaks for itself and that is why we support his candidacy for State Assembly.”

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January 25, 2016

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LABORERS’ LOCAL 300 (LiUNA!) ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

Momentum grows as working families stand behind Ardy’s candidacy

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that Laborers’ Local 300 (LiUNA!) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Representing construction laborers, asbestos abatement workers, maintenance workers, and plant workers throughout Los Angeles County, Laborers’ Local 300 joins the growing coalition of labor unions that have endorsed Ardy Kassakhian, including IATSE Local 80, Teamsters Joint Council 42, Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36, and the Glendale City Employees Association.

“Time and again, Ardy Kassakhian has stood up for working families,” said Laborers Local 300 Business Manager Sergio Rascon. “From standing with middle class workers who seek fair benefits to supporting the $15 minimum wage movement, Ardy’s track record speaks for itself and that is why we support his candidacy for State Assembly.”

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support. Since launching his campaign last year, he has raised more than $470,000 and received endorsements from State Treasurer John Chiang, Secretary of State Alex Padilla, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson, the Los Angeles Police Protective League, Democrats for Neighborhood Action and the East Area Progressive Democrats.

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.