Teamsters Local 175 Endorses Mike Oliverio for Congress

Oct 26, 2010, 14:51 ET from Teamsters Local 175

Cite Candidate's Strong Support for Worker Safety

S. CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- West Virginia Teamsters today announced their endorsement of Mike Oliverio for U.S. Congress from the First District.



The Teamsters decided to endorse the Democratic state senator because of his commitment to worker safety, job creation and protecting Social Security.

"Mike supports issues important to working families in West Virginia, such as prevailing wage," said Local 175 President Ken Hall, who is also an international vice president of the Teamsters.  "His record on worker safety is second to none, and he has supported military veterans and their families.

"Teamsters Local 175 endorses candidates who protect the jobs we have and create new ones through infrastructure spending, and that's exactly what Oliverio will do for working families in West Virginia.

"I look forward to working with him in the House of Representatives to rebuild West Virginia's economy," Hall said.

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents more than 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States and Canada. Go to for more information.

SOURCE Teamsters Local 175