UFCW Local 770 Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770 has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. With over 30,000 members, UFCW Local 770 has been representing the interests of retail workers in Los Angeles County for over 60 years. “Ardy Kassakhian is the proud product of a union household, and he understands the security that collective bargaining provides to their members and families,” stated UFCW Local 770 President Rick Icaza. “As the child of immigrants, he understands the struggles of working men and women and has always been with us in the Fight for $15. Please join the UFCW family in voting for Ardy Kassakhian on June 7th!”

For Immediate Release
April 7, 2016

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UFCW LOCAL 770 ENDORSESARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

Kassakhian stands as the clear choice for working families

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770 has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. With over 30,000 members, UFCW Local 770 has been representing the interests of retail workers in Los Angeles County for over 60 years.

“Ardy Kassakhian is the proud product of a union household, and he understands the security that collective bargaining provides to their members and families,” stated UFCW Local 770 President Rick Icaza. “As the child of immigrants, he understands the struggles of working men and women and has always been with us in the Fight for $15. Please join the UFCW family in voting for Ardy Kassakhian on June 7th!”

The endorsement from UFCW Local 770 follows the powerful endorsement from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. Ardy Kassakhian stands as the clear choice of working families having additionally earned the backing of 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.