Carpenters Local 336 Endorses Jesse Lederman for Re-Election


The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 336 of Springfield has endorsed At-Large Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman for re-election to a third term.

"Jesse Lederman is a steadfast partner in the fight for fair wages and benefits, safe working conditions, and workers rights. From his support of Springfield's Responsible Employer Ordinance to authoring legislation to create expanded local protections against wage theft, we know that Carpenters can count on Jesse to be there when we need him. We stand with Jesse because Jesse stands with working families," said Charlie Payne, Business Representative & Organizer, North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

Carpenters Local 336 represents union carpenters in Springfield and throughout Western Massachusetts.

“With the support of Carpenters Local 336 we have seen significant progress in protecting workers rights and ensuring high quality, good paying jobs for workers in Springfield. From our Responsible Employer Ordinance which has resulted in millions of dollars in wages being paid to Springfield residents, to our expanded Wage Theft protections for workers on city contracts, we will never back down from the fight for working families,” said Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman.

Earlier in the election season Councilor Lederman announced the endorsement of the Western Mass Area Labor Federation, as well as UFCW Local 1459 and the Massachusetts Nurses Association.

City Councilor Jesse Lederman is a two-term member of the Springfield City Council where he serves as Chairman of the COVID-19 Response Committee, the Committee on Health and Human Services, and the Committee on Sustainability and Environment.

Councilor Lederman also serves as the Chairman of the Springfield Democratic City Committee, as a member of the Democratic State Committee, a member of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Preservation Trust, and on the Leadership Board of Reading Success by 4th Grade, Springfield's early literacy initiative.

He is a member of the Honorary Deputy Sheriffs Association of Hampden County. Jesse formerly served on the Board of Directors of the McKnight Neighborhood Council, the Springfield Armory Alliance, and the Governing Board of the Springfield Renaissance School.

Councilor launched his re-election campaign earlier this summer with a video announcement that has now been viewed over 4,000 times on social media. That video can be found on Facebook and YouTube.

Voters can stay up to date on Councilor Lederman’s work or contact Councilor Lederman by visiting www.JesseForSpringfield.com or following him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JLLederman .

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