Our Statement on the Passing of State Senator Jim Whelan

Posted by On Aug 22, 2017 In Blog

STATEMENT FROM OPERATING ENGINEERS LOCAL 825 ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR JIM WHELAN 

“The labor community has lost a true champion and ally this evening, and I have lost a friend. Jim fought beside our hardworking men and women every day – his leadership on the issues will not be forgotten and his legacy of progress in Atlantic City and throughout New Jersey will live on. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this dark time.” – Greg Lalevee, Business Manager of International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 825.