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Carpenters Union Praises Gov. Lamont and Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz’s First-Term Fight for Labor, Endorses Reelection Bid

August 5, 2022

Carpenters Local 326 called for the reelection of Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, after the pair delivered workers protections, fair wages, and new jobs to working people across the state.

Onotse Omoyeni
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Hartford, CT – Carpenters Local 326, a union representing more than 3,000 working people across Connecticut, announced their endorsement of Governor Ned Lamont and Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz.

“Since day one, Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz have lived up to their promise, making worker’s rights a priority in Connecticut. We’re proud to endorse them for reelection, and look forward to building on what we’ve accomplished together– developing the workforce, creating new jobs, and securing fair wages and benefits for union members and their families,” said Jeff Wolcheski, Regional Business Manager for Carpenters Local 326.

“It is a privilege to be endorsed by Carpenters Local 326. Together, we’re strengthening benefits for working people, bringing new jobs to the state, and providing free training in high-demand fields, to give everyone access to a good job with benefits and a fair wage,” said Gov. Lamont. “Carpenters Local 326– and all unions here in the great state of Connecticut– are paramount to making this the best place to work and raise a family. I look forward to furthering our partnership over the next four years.”

“I am proud to earn the endorsement of Carpenters Local 326,” said Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz. “The hardworking members of Carpenters Local 326 are a critical part of our economy and our communities. Their advocacy makes Connecticut a better place for everyone to live, and our partnership has informed the work we do across the state.”