Fountain Valley, CA â€“ The California Federation of Labor and the Orange County Labor Federation (OCLF) has endorsedÂ Phu Nguyen for the 68th State Assembly.Â Tefere Gebre, OC Labor Federationâ€™s Executive Director stated, â€œWe are pleased to announce our endorsement for Phu Nguyen who will be a strong friend of working people in the 68th State Assembly District. At a time when so many families are living on the edge, when ordinary folks are losing their homes and livelihood, we need leaders with vision and courage.Â Phu is a great leader who understands that the number one priority in addressing this brutal and stubborn recession is to bring more sustainable jobs to Orange County.â€
â€œI am very humbled to have the support of so many of Californiaâ€™s hard working men and women who are the backbone of our economy. As the next assembly representative of the 68th, I will work with the Labor Federation and my fellow colleagues to bring new jobs and our fare share of tax dollars into the district to help stimulate our local economy. Our hard working residents deserve no less. Together, we will defeat this recession and steer our county and state back onto the road to recovery,â€ Phu Nguyen stated upon receiving the labor endorsements.
The California Labor Federation represents from than 2.1 million union members in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment, and other industries from more than 1,200 AFL-CIO and Change to Win unions.