FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2020
Labor Union Representing More Than 25,000 Employees and Retirees Backs Democrat
RIDGEFIELD, C.T. – Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, was today endorsed by CSEA SEIU Local 2001. CSEA SEIU Local 2001 represents 25,000 members in both the private and public sectors, covering active and retired state workers, municipal employees, and private sector workers.
“I’m proud to have the support of CSEA SEIU Local 2001 and the thousands of hard-working members it represents,” said Berger-Girvalo. “As we work to address the economic fallout from this pandemic, it’s critical that we take bold and immediate action to support working people, ensure healthcare for all, and look to the future by creating good jobs with livable wages and benefits. I’m ready to keep fighting shoulder-to-shoulder with the working people of Connecticut for a fairer, more just state for us all.”
Aimee Berger-Girvalo is an advocate and dedicated community volunteer who has lived in Ridgefield for 15 years. She works in special education programs as an Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist, and for more than a decade, she has been the director and coach of the Ridgefield Holland Soccer program, a volunteer-run program that enables children with physical and learning differences to participate in the sport. Berger-Girvalo has raised her two children in Ridgefield, both attending public schools. Berger-Girvalo is running for State Representative in Connecticut’s 111th District.