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Boston
Ruthzee Louijeune, at large
Joel Richards, D4
Kendra Hicks, D6
Angie Camacho, D7
Liz Breadon (incumbent), D9
The AFL-CIO Executive Council today elected Liz Shuler, a visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, to serve as president of the federation of 56 unions and 12.5 million members. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation. The Executive Council also elected United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Fred Redmond to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer, the first African American to hold the number two office. Tefere Gebre will continue as executive vice president, rounding out the most diverse team of officers ever to lead the AFL-CIO.

The GBLC is proud to endorse the following candidates for City Council in Cambridge:

  • Sumbul Siddiqui
  • Alanna Mallon
  • Marc McGovern
  • E. Denise Simmons
  • Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler

The GBLC is proud to endorse the following Malden candidates.

The GBLC is proud to endorse the following candidates in Medford.

Mayor
John Falco

City Council
Kit Collins
Justin Tseng
Zac Bears
Nicole Morrell
Adam Knight

School Committee
Paul Ruseau
Jenny Graham

The GBLC is proud to endorse Ira Novoselsky City Council, Ward 2 in Revere. 

The GBLC is proud to endorse the following candidates in Somerville:

The Greater Boston Labor Council is proud to endorse Colleen Bradley-MacArthur for City Council in Waltham. 

The Greater Boston Labor Council is proud to endorse Mike Hanlon for Town Council, District A in Watertown. 

Town Council, District A

In April 2020, after the labor market took its largest one-month hit in modern history, Black men and women suffered job losses proportionate to those of white women. Still, their losses were far less severe than those of Hispanic men and women. Black workers already had higher unemployment rates, as has always been the case, but their unemployment rates did not skyrocket as much as other groups.