ILWU SCDC and Operating Engineers Local 501 Unite Behind Irvine Councilwoman’s Bid for Assembly District 68

IRVINE, CA – In the latest reflection of her expansive support from working people and history of uplifting working families, today Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox secured the endorsements of the International Longshore and Warehouse Southern California District Council and Operating Engineers Local 501 in the race for Assembly District 68.

Each released a statement with their endorsement:

“The International Longshore and Warehouse Southern California District Council is excited to announce our endorsement of Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox’s bid for State Assembly because throughout her career, she’s been a steadfast force on behalf of working people. Melissa has been a bold leader in her community and understands the critical importance of the jobs our members do to keep the local economy moving.  We are confident that she will be a great ally in ensuring that our port remains competitive, we protect good middle-class jobs, and our local economy continues to grow and thrive. We are with Melissa 100%.”
-ILWU SCDC President Cathy Familathe

“The hardworking members of Operating Engineers Local 501 need a champion like Melissa Fox in Sacramento. We know that she will work hard in the Assembly to lift up all working families and grow our state’s middle class economy. We are proud to have her back and stand with her in the race to represent District 68 in the State Assembly.”
-Operating Engineers Local 501 Business Manager Edward J. Curly