Garden Grove, Calif. – AFSCME Local 3930, United Domestic Workers of America has endorsed Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6. United Domestic Workers is one of the largest Unions in California with over 200,000 members statewide.
UDW is a union for homecare workers, by homecare workers. They care for loved ones in our families, or for community members who need assistance. Founded by a coalition of homecare providers, disability advocates with help from legendary organizer Cesar Chavez, UDW fights for better working conditions collectively and, as a result, have experienced many victories for homecare over the past several decades.
United Domestic Workers have steadfastly protected the rights of Homecare workers for nearly four decades. They have successfully fought for legislation to defend the rights of caregivers and ensure they have the financial resources they need to care for loved ones. UDW has also turned back attempts by those who have sought to cut off a Homecare worker’s means of making a living. Merging with AFSCME in 1994, to give in-home caregivers a more powerful voice.
“I am deeply honored to have received the support of the United Domestic Workers,” said Kim. “The hard working caregivers really deserve all the support they can get. I have witnessed firsthand the sacrifices these individuals make to help those in greatest need.”
The endorsement of AFSCME Local 3930 United Domestic Workers of America is the latest among many other distinguished endorsements and establishes Kim as the candidate with the most individual Union endorsements which include:
Garden Grove Firefighters, IAFF Local 2005
Garden Grove Police Association
Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council
Orange County Labor Federation
Southern California Pipe Trades, District Council 16
UA Local 582: Plumbers and Steamfitters
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12
Ironworkers Local 416
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Trades Local 220
Laborers International Union of North America Local 652
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