DC37 Endorses Vanessa L. Gibson for City Council

BRONX, NY – District Council 37 (DC37), New York City’s largest public sector union has endorsed Vanessa L. Gibson’s bid to represent the 16th District in the New York City Council. DC37 is New York City’s largest public sector union, with 121,000 members, 50,000 retired members, and 54 active locals.


Following the news of DC37’s endorsement Vanessa said, “Receiving the support of the hard working members of DC37 who daily provide the essential services we all rely on is an honor. I look forward to standing side-by-side with DC37 members, who are the backbone of our City to ensure they get the respect they deserve and a fair contract.”

Vanessa has represented much of Council District 16 in the state Assembly for the last four years. During her tenure, she has been a leading voice on such wide-ranging issues as tenant rights, senior and youth services, women's healthcare, and access to mass transit.

Vanessa has also recently received the endorsement of 1199SEIU, the Working Families Party, Council of Supervisors & Administrators (CSA), Detectives’ Endowment Association, IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Union Local No. 3, Mason Tenders District Council, New York City Central Labor Council, New York Hotel Trades Council, Plumbers Union Local No. 1, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Teamsters Joint Council 16, Transport Workers Union, Local 100, United Federation of Teachers, and United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1500.

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