Tompkins Endorsed by Major Labor Unions

Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins  announced the support from some of Massachusetts ‘ biggest labor unions in his campaign for reelection. Tompkins has garnered widespread support for his work around addiction recovery and reentry services, and his role as a leader in the community.

“The Greater Boston Labor Council is proud to endorse Steve Tompkins for re-election as Suffolk County Sheriff. Steve has been a champion for union rights and Suffolk County is stronger because of his leadership on recovery and mental health services, civic engagement and community-centered public safety. On behalf of 100,000 greater Boston union members and their families, labor stands with Steve.” Said Darlene Lombos, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, GBLC

Over the course of his nine-plus years in the office, Sheriff Tompkins has brought passion and a commitment to supporting the rights of all workers. He has stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the men and women who do this difficult, often thankless work of corrections in the fight for pay parity and equity in benefits for doing the same work as their state counterparts. 

“I’m so grateful for the labor unions who have endorsed me in my re-election. Organized labor is the backbone of society, playing a critical role in establishing fair wages, safe worksites & equitable workplaces. I look forward to our continued work together for a more vibrant, inclusive society.” Said Sheriff Tompkins

Other endorsements are listed:

Greater Boston Labor Council 

Boston Building Trades

North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

National Association of Government Employees (NAGE)

Laborers Local 22

Laborers Local 223

Laborers Local 151

Ironworkers Local 7

Teamsters Local 25

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