PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, has released the following statement about Hillary Clinton accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States:
"This marks a historic moment in our nation's history as Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States.
"We join in this celebration of unity and inclusion and vow to do all we can to elect Hillary Clinton as our next President — to ensure the expansion of our economy and the job-generating agenda initiated by President Barack Obama eight years ago.
"Tonight, and for the rest of this campaign, we stand with Hillary Clinton, who has a record of standing up for working families and our Union's fight for better working conditions and fair wages and benefits for our members.
"Tomorrow we join forces with all of our Brothers and Sisters in the American Labor Movement — and with all our allies on so many fronts who share Hillary Clinton's vision for America. No wall will be too high for us to climb to get Hillary in the White House."
About the NRCC: The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) represents thousands of hard working men and women throughout the states of Delaware and New Jersey, plus regions in Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania, making it one of the largest trade unions on the East Coast. The NRCC equips professional craftsmen with the skills that are demanded in today's construction industry. Its regional structure ensures that the organization can work cooperatively with contractors and maintain the superior quality of workmanship that contractors have come to expect from union carpenters. For more information about the NRCC, go to: http://www.northeastcarpenters.org