Press Release from the Julian Cyr campaign (verbatim):
TRURO -- State Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro) today welcomed an endorsement from 1199SEIU Massachusetts.
“Julian Cyr is one of our strongest advocates for 1199SEIU caregivers and working families. We are proud to endorse his re-election this November,” said Tim Foley, Massachusetts Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU. As a public health champion, Senator Cyr has tackled the opioid crisis head on and has fought for quality, affordable healthcare for all.”
“I am proud to have the support of healthcare workers across the Cape & Islands,” said Senator Cyr. “I began my career in public health, and I know how critically important it is that we support the people who work every day to care for us and help restore us to health.”
“He has worked to protect working families across Massachusetts with his support of Paid Family and Medical Leave,” Foley added. “From legislation on tackling health care cost control, the safe treatment of pain, and ensuring those addicted to opioids get the treatment they need and deserve, we're proud to stand by Senator Cyr's side."
“1199SEIU can continue to count on me to advance policies that improve the quality of life and work for every resident in the Commonwealth,” said Cyr.
About 1199SEIU Massachusetts
1199SEIU Massachusetts represents more than 56,000 healthcare workers across the state, advocating for higher job standards including fair wages and affordable healthcare.