The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation On The Recently-Adopted New York State Budget: “It Provides Needed Dollars For An Entire List Of Social And Economic Programs That Directly Assist Working People”
WNYALF President Peter DeJesus: “The NYS Budget Provides Increased Spending On Repairing And Modernizing State Infrastructure - In Particular, Western New York Will Benefit From The Largest Public Works Project In Recent Memory"
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) - whose affiliated Member Unions combine to represent more than 140,000 Unionized Workers in the Public and Private Sectors, as well as in the Building Trades, says the recently-adopted New York State Budget “provides needed dollars for an entire list of social and economic programs that directly assist Working People.”
WNYALF President Peter DeJesus (Pictured Above/WNYLaborToday.com Photo), who authored the statement, said - in part: “The NYS Budget provides increased spending on repairing and modernizing State Infrastructure - in particular, Western New York will benefit from the largest Public Works Project in recent memory, the building of a new football stadium in Orchard Park”
“This budget is a clear document that outlines the positive role the alliance between the AFL-CIO and Elected Officials makes in the lives of ordinary Working Class New Yorkers,” DeJesus said.
Here, in its entirety, is the WNYALF’s official statement on the New York State Budget: