IAM LOCAL LODGE 264 IS PROUD TO ENDORSE CANDIDATES THAT SUPPORT WORKING FAMILIES

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Labor Endorsed Candidates Mass AFL-CIO

Vote Tuesday, November 6th. The following candidates are endorsed by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. Labor supports a YES vote on all three ballot questions.

Congressional

  • Elizabeth Warren – U.S. Senate 
  • Jim McGovern – 2nd Congressional 
  • Lori Trahan – 3rd Congressional 
  • Katherine Clark – 5th Congressional 
  • Seth Moulton – 6th Congressional 
  • Bill Keating – 9th Congressional

Ballot Questions

  • Question 1 – Yes
  • Question 2 – Yes 
  • Question 3 – Yes 

Constitutional

  • Jay Gonzalez – Governor
  • Quentin Palfrey – Lieutenant Governor
  • Maura Healey – Attorney General
  • Bill Galvin – Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Suzanne Bump – Auditor
  • Deb Goldberg – Treasurer

State Legislative

Senate

  • Paul Feeney – Bristol & Norfolk Senate District
  • Thomas Merolli – Worcester & Norfolk Senate District 
  • Diana DiZoglio – 1st Essex Senate District
  • Mike Brady – 2nd Plymouth & Bristol Senate District 
  • Ed Kennedy – 1st Middlesex Senate District
  • Julian Cyr – Cape and Islands Senate District 
  • Deborah Rudolph – Plymouth & Barnstable Senate District
  • Rebecca Rausch – Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex Senate District
  • Susan Chalifoux Zephir – Worcester & Middlesex Senate District 

House

  • Tackey Chan – 2nd Norfolk House District
  • Jim Hawkins – 2nd Bristol House District
  • Tram Nguyen – 18th Essex House District 
  • Christine Eckert – 2nd Essex House District
  • John Mahoney – 1st Plymouth House District
  • Tami Gouveia – 14th Middlesex House District
  • Kathy LaNatra – 12th Plymouth House District 
  • Allin Frawley – 12th Bristol House District
  • Matthew Crescenzo – 9th Essex House District
  • Jennifer Rocco-Runnion – 1st Essex House District
  • Sarah Hewins – 2nd Plymouth House District
  • Brian Hamlin – 9th Norfolk House District
  • Alison Demong – 5th Plymouth House District
  • Tanya Neslusan – 1st Hampden House District
  • David Leboeuf – 17th Worcester House District
  • Alex Bezanson – 7th Plymouth House District
  • Richard Haggerty – 30th Middlesex House District 

 

 

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Congratulations MANCON Employees At The MBTA!

Early this afternoon MANCON employees overwhelmingly voted to ratify their first contract. Welcome brothers and sisters!!!

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Rally to re-elect Michelle Dubois State Representative

Local 264 endorsed candidate Michell Dubois is having a rally to gain support for her re-election

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YES on 1 Rally 10/21/18

“Yes on 1” Rally This Saturday MorningThe Massachusetts Nurses Association is calling on the Greater Boston labor community to participate in the upcoming actions:

Saturday October 20 10am: Join Congressman Stephen F. Lynch and Elected Officials for a Yes on 1 Standout, Rally and Canvass Blitz

Ironworkers Local 7 Union Hall (195 Old Colony Avenue, South Boston)

10a.m Stand out at Ironworkers Hall
10:45 a.m. Rally inside Ironworkers Hall
11:30 Canvass

Monday, October 22, 2pm : UMass Boston/Globe/WBUR Debate  Visibility ) Meet outside WBUR Studios, 390 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. Debate starts at 3pm with no audience.

Wednesday, October 24th, 6pm NBC 10 Debate: Pre-Debate Visibility. Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington St. Boston, MA 02111. Debate starts at 7pm.

Thursday, November 1, Time to be determined, Nurses Say Yes on 1 Rally at Copley Square

For more information contact kbrousseau@massaflcio.org, or ckeohan@ckstrategies.com

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Register To Vote Before October 17th!!!

Elections have consequences. Register to vote at the link below. Also the Massachusetts AFL-CIO has released a flyer with endorsed candidates for the upcoming election. 

https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/

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Pre-Election Breakfast With Andy Vargas

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/axvbreakfast

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Solidarity With Local 26 Workers On Strike


Local 264 (L-R) Alt Chief Steward Jamie Joyce (MBTA), Business Rep. Mike Vartabedian, FTSO James Mastandrea, Chief Safety Officer Gregory Roland (MBTA), Chief Steward Eric Morganti (MBTA), President Will Foley

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Speak Out Against Charlie Baker and The Pioneer Institute

Speak out against the Pioneer Institute’s anti-worker, anti-public-education agenda. Governor Baker will be there. Urge him to respect public higher education employees by honoring their contracts.
When: Monday, September 24th
5:30pm- 6:30pm
Where: Seaport Hotel And World Trade Center,
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA
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Re-Elect Marjorie Decker For State Representative

“Marjorie was there for us during the Governor’s attempts to privatize the MBTA’s bus garages and never doubted that we needed to win this fight. She understood that this was about what a decent paying job means for families and knows that privatizing the MBTA would not only hurt workers, but the people that rely on public transportation the most.”


-Mike Vartabedian, Directing Business Rep on behalf of the Machinists Local 264

Representative Decker and her team need volunteers for tomorrow’s primary election at polling places around Cambridge. 7am-10am and 4pm-8pm are high traffic voting times.

Polling locations:

-Putnam Gardens Community Room, Corner of Magee and Callendar streets

-City Hall, 795 Mass Ave @ Driveway entrance

-Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 8 Dana st

-Spaulding Hospital, 1575 Cambridge Street, Hovey Ave entrance

-Baldwin School, Community floor, 28 Sacramento Street entrance

-Peabody School Gym, 70 Rindge Ave, rear entrance

-Graham and Parks School, 44 Linnaean Street, Avon Street entrance

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