International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers Local 627, Endorse Katie Hobbs for Governor

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers Local 627, Endorse Katie Hobbs for Governor

PHOENIX—This morning, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 627 and Secretary Katie Hobbs gathered to announce the union’s endorsement in Katie’s run to be Arizona’s next governor.

“I’m proud to earn the endorsement from the men and women of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, who are essential to all of us Arizonans,” said Secretary Katie Hobbs. “These workers keep our economy and day-to-day life moving, and deserve the right to advocate for good benefits, better wages, and safe working conditions. I’m proud to work with a union that is helping uplift communities across Arizona.”

“Our union is proud to support Secretary Hobbs’ run for governor. She has proven that she stands with hardworking Arizonans, and that she will do what it takes to get the job done,” said Business Manager & Secretary Treasurer Jacob Evenson of Local 627. “As boilermakers, iron ship builders, blacksmiths, and forgers, our workers are not afraid to take risks and work hard to provide for our families–and that’s just how Katie Hobbs has served our state in elected office, and how she will serve as governor.”

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers Local 627 represents skilled craftsmen and women and industrial workers who forge tools for industry and consumer goods. The union is dedicated to preparing, promoting, protecting, and defending their members in order to get the job done right.

Katie has always supported Arizona unions and their right to organize, and is a strong advocate for prevailing wage rules to ensure that workers are provided fair wages, safe working conditions, and benefits. Katie is dedicated to supporting workers with the help of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers Local 627.

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