‘Pledge for Working Families’ unveiled


MIKE BRADY: Is a former Local 888 member.

In the run-up to the 2020 election, Local 888 asked state lawmakers to sign a “Pledge for Working Families.”:

“I pledge to support workers’ rights to collectively bargain, I will use the power of my office to uplift working families, including Local 888 members, as well as people who are not. I also pledge to recruit my colleagues, friends, and family to do the same so that we can reclaim our democracy and build an economy that works for us all!”

A number of them were on hand to officially take the pledge at Local 888’s Convention 2020. Among those signing the pledge were Rep.-Elect Erika Uyterhoeven (27th Middlesex), who Local 888 backed in her Democratic primary race.

State lawmakers who signed onto the pledge are:

  • Emmanuel Dockter (5th Plymouth)
  • Jerry Parisella, (6th Essex)
  • Michelle Du Bois (10th Plymouth)
  • Mike Connolly (26th Middlesex)
  • Paul Donato (35th Middlesex)
  • Joseph McGonagle (28th Middlesex)
  • Christine Barber (34th Middlesex)
  • Joan Meschino (3rd Plymouth)
  • Tram Nguyen (18th Essex)
  • Natalie Higgins (4th Worcester)
  • Mike Brady (2nd Plymouth and Bristol)
  • Paul Feeney (Bristol and Norfolk)
  • Nick Collins (4th Suffolk)
  • Jamie Eldridge (Middlesex and Worcester District.)
  • Becca Rausch (Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex)

In addition, Plymouth County Commissioner Greg Hanley signed the pledge.

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