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Teamsters Joint Council 32 and Local 120 Endorse Jason Metsa for Congress


Virginia, MN – Today, Teamsters Joint Council 32 and Teamsters Local 120 announced their endorsement of Jason Metsa for Congress in MN-08.

“Jason will do a phenomenal job for Teamster members because he has firsthand knowledge of the issues important to our members,” said Lawrence Yoswa, President of Teamsters Joint Council 32.

“Jason has a strong Labor history and understands what workers go through on a daily basis,” said Tom Erickson, President of Teamsters Local 120. “With a long record of advocating for working people, we are confident he is the right choice for the 8th Congressional District.”

"I’m very proud to have earned the support of Teamsters Joint Council 32 and Local 120. As a union organizer, I am honored to have the support of my brothers and sisters in labor across Minnesota,” said Metsa. "In Congress, I’ll continue fighting for working families across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District."

Teamsters 32 and Local 120 join elected officials, and unions in their support of Metsa’s campaign, including United Steelworkers (USW), United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1189, Iron Range Building and Construction Trades, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 294, Education MN Local 1406, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 489, Boilermakers Local 647, and Virginia Firefighters Union Local 390.

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