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SAIDEL PICKS UP ANOTHER MAJOR UNION ENDORSEMENT: Workers United Back Former Controller for Lt. Governor


April 26, 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: Marty Marks 412.352.0317


Workers United Back Former Controller for Lt. Governor

Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Joint Board of Workers United today announced its endorsement of Jonathan A. Saidel for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor. Workers United represents over 7000 hotel, gaming, food service, commercial laundry, light manufacturing, and retail workers in the Philadelphia region, approximately 85% of who live in the City of Philadelphia.

“Jonathan Saidel has made our fight for workers rights and workplace justice his fight for more than twenty years”, Fox said. “We are proud to endorse Jonathan and will do all we can to see he is elected,” Fox declared.

Saidel, the endorsed State Democratic Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor is also endorsed by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO. To date every state and regional union making an endorsement in the Lt. Governor’s race has backed Saidel.

“I am both humbled and honored to have won the support of the men and women of Workers United. We have stood together time and time again in the struggle for a better life for Pennsylvania’s working families. I hope the voters will judge me by the company I keep,” Saidel said.

Saidel’s endorsements are listed on his website at .