Detroit – Today, Chad Rink, District Representative of the International Association of Iron Workers, announced Regional Shop Local 851’s endorsement of Pamela Sossi in the District 1 Special Election.
“As the daughter, sister and niece of Union skilled tradesmen, I am proud to add another building trade to my growing list of endorsements,’ said Sossi. “The Iron Workers built each and every skyscraper in Detroit’s skyline and will be responsible for erecting the new Gordie Howe Bridge. Detroit would not be Detroit without the blood and sweat of our Ironworkers.”
The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers is one of the charter members of the AFL's Building Trades Department. Formed in 1896, the Association currently represents 120,000 members in North America.
The 1st District includes the cities of Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe Woods as well as portions of Detroit and Grosse Pointe Shores. The Primary Election is August 8.