MEDIA ALERT: 4PMTOMORROW (9/1) in Ilion, NY
Remington Employee Union to Endorse Tenney
Tenney Stands Up for Remington Workers & Second Amendment
Ilion, NY – The United Mine Workers Association, Local 717, the union representing Remington Arms employees at the Ilion, New York factory will endorseClaudia Tenney, Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
Tenney has been a steadfast ally of the UMWA 717 and Remington Arms — fighting to keep good-paying jobs in Herkimer County. She has defended the Second Amenment, thecompany, and its hard-working employees throughout her career and is deeply grateful for their support.
Claudia Tenney said:“As the oldest continuously operating firearms maker in the country, the Ilion Remington Arms plant is part of American history and woven into the fabric of this community. I have worked hard to defend Remington and its workers and will not stop now. It has been an honor to work with and earn the support and trust of its employees and its union, UMWA 717, over many years. I will continue to fight to see Remington survive and come away stronger.”
LOCATION: Remington Union Hall (UMWA Local 717) 47 1st Street, Ilion, NY
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 4PM