U.S. Sen. Bernie
Sanders’ presidential campaign announced today the endorsement of United
Steelworkers Local 2003, which has over 1,300 members employed at 42
companies throughout Northwest Indiana.
“Bernie Sanders has
proven over and over to be a true friend of the American labor movement,”
Local 2003 President Carlos Luna said. “He has demonstrated without a doubt
that he is ready to fight for the hard working families of the United
Last week, Sanders
earned the endorsement of United Steelworkers Local 1999, whose members
stand to lose 1,400 jobs with Carrier Corporation’s decision to ship jobs
from Indianapolis to Mexico. Sanders previously denounced the decision by
Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to move operations to Mexico.
campaign is running strong in Indiana, with field offices open in Gary,
South Bend, Fort Wayne, Bloomington, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette,
Muncie, and Terre Haute. The campaign has also started running four
television ads in the state.