Karin Norington-Reaves endorsed by Teamsters Joint Council 25 – The Southland Journal

Karin Norington-Reaves Approved by the Teamsters Joint Council 25 (Chicago, IL) — Democratic candidate for Congress Karin Norington-Reaves today announced the approval of Teamsters Joint Council 25, which represents more than 100,000 members in Illinois and northwest Indiana with 25 affiliate local unions.

“As the daughter of a sheet metal worker and the granddaughter of a carpenter and ironworker, I will always stand with the workers of this district,” Norington-Reaves said. “As the Workforce Development Manager for Chicago and Cook County, I helped over 100,000 people find quality jobs, many of them union jobs. Unions are the gateway to a strong and stable economic future for so many families. I am proud to have the support of the Teamsters for my campaign and I will be a champion for them in Congress.

“Karin has 30 years of experience in community development, advocacy and job creation,” said Terrence J. Hancock, president of Teamsters Joint Council 25. “We have seen Karin’s work in our communities , adding to our membership ranks and helping working men and women find careers to support their families. We know Karin will be with us every step of the way as the next congresswoman and will continue to support policies and programs that create well-paying jobs, support working families, and drive economic growth in the 1st District. We are proud to be at his side. »

The Teamsters Joint Council serves workers in countless industries: sales, film production, transportation engineering, office, warehouse, factory, excavation, steel and metal trade, retail delivery, automotive, air transportation and more Again. President Terrence J. Hancock joined the Teamsters in 1979 as a Local 731 dump truck driver and became the 10th President of Joint Council 25 in 2017.

Norington-Reaves was also endorsed by outgoing Rep. Bobby Rush, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, IBEW Local 134, IUOE Local 150, Calumet Park Mayor Ronald Denson, PAC Collective, Democrats Serve, and is on the NewDem Action Fund Candidate Watch List. Collectively, the unions supporting Norington-Reaves have more than 140,000 members.

Karin Norington-Reaves Approved by the Teamsters Joint Council 25

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