Patricia Campos-Medina’s U.S. Senate Campaign Receives Endorsement from Laundry Distribution & Food Service Joint Board, Workers United, SEIU

Apr 11, 2024 | Press Release

LDFS represents thousands of front-line service workers in New Jersey including warehouse distribution center workers, industrial laundry workers, food service workers, and workers employed by local government in the Newark area

Califon, NJ— Today marks a significant milestone for the Patricia Campos-Medina campaign as she proudly accepts the endorsement of the Labor Union Laundry, Distribution & Food Service Joint Board (LDFS), Workers United, SEIU for the United States Senate race in New Jersey.

Representing thousands of front-line service workers in New Jersey, including warehouse distribution center workers, industrial laundry workers, food service workers, and those employed by local government in the Newark area, the LDFS’s endorsement underscores our commitment to championing the rights and interests of working families across the Garden State.

“I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of the Laundry, Distribution & Food Service Joint Board (LDFS), Workers United, SEIU,” exclaimed Patricia Campos-Medina. “LDFS members are the backbone of NJ’s economy, working everyday to keep our supply chain moving and providing essential services to localities across NJ. Their endorsement is not just a symbol of support; it’s a reflection of our shared values and dedication to empowering workers and strengthening our communities.” Campos-Medina continued, “Together, we will forge a path towards building power for workers, fighting together to reform our labor laws, for living wages, a dignified retirement, and making sure corporate America respects the rights of workers to join a union. Their support adds significant momentum to our campaign as we work tirelessly to build an economy that works for all NJ families.”

Alberto Arroyo, Co-Manager of the Laundry, Distribution and Food Service Joint Board, emphasized Campos-Medina’s decades-long commitment to advocating for and achieving policies that uplift working people in New Jersey. “Patricia Campos-Medina has spent decades fighting for and winning policies to improve the lives of working people in New Jersey,” said Arroyo. “We are proud to endorse her for the U.S. Senate.”

The Laundry, Distribution and Food Service Joint Board (LDFS) is a labor union affiliated with Workers United, SEIU. LDFS represents thousands of front-line service workers in New Jersey including warehouse distribution center workers, industrial laundry workers, food service workers, and workers employed by local government in the Newark area. 

ABOUT PATRICIA CAMPOS-MEDINA

Dr. Patricia Campos-Medina, a nationally recognized labor leader and community organizer, brings a wealth of experience and a proven record of expertise to her candidacy for the United States Senate. With three decades of dedicated service in grassroots and union organizing, electoral campaigns, government affairs, and organizational management, Patricia is a proven champion for working families. Her commitment to higher education and labor education is reflected in her academic journey, from earning a scholarship to attend Cornell University to achieving a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Patricia’s journey as the daughter of immigrant workers escaping civil war informs her dedication to championing education as the key to a brighter future. Her resilience and commitment to diversity and inclusivity stand as pillars in her quest to represent all New Jerseyans in the U.S. Senate. As a policy expert, Patricia has demonstrated leadership in national and state legislative campaigns, where she has tirelessly fought to protect the rights of American workers, ensuring their ability to join unions, advocating for workplace safety, affordable healthcare, and dignified retirements. Patricia Campos-Medina is not just another candidate; she is a Jersey Girl ready to restore integrity, accountability, and trust in our politics, fighting for the opportunities every working family deserves. 

For more information about Patricia Campos-Medina’s campaign and our commitment to working families, please visit www.Patricia4Senate.com