MANCHESTER, NH — Today, SEA/SEIU 1984 endorsed Mayor Joyce Craig in her re-election campaign, noting her handling of the City during the pandemic and her clear vision for the future have earned her another term.
“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of the SEA,” said Mayor Joyce Craig. “Across our city and state, SEA members work every day to keep New Hampshire running. Their work is invaluable to the success of our community and I look forward to continuing to work with them to build a stronger Manchester.”
“Joyce has been a terrific mayor,” said KJ Desjardin, a union member and resident of Manchester. “She has handled the problems facing the citizens of Manchester with grit and determination. She has been open, honest and deliberate in her actions. We should re-elect Mayor Craig, so she can continue to serve the people of Manchester.”
SEA/SEIU 1984 President Rich Gulla stated, “We couldn’t be any prouder to endorse anyone than to endorse Mayor Craig. She will bring great energy and ideas to office, as proven throughout her last two terms, she will continue to get things done.”
SEA/SEIU Local 1984 represents public and private sector employees around the state, and more than 500 members reside in Manchester. In addition, many SEA-represented worksites are based in Manchester, including Manchester Community College, the Sununu Youth Services Center, Health and Human Services district office and numerous state liquor stores.
The State Employees’ Union, SEIU Local 1984, represents more than 10,000 members across New Hampshire. They are a member-driven organization united by a common goal: strong unions contribute to a stronger community. They are dedicated to improving the lives of workers and advocate for working families in New Hampshire.