MURPHYSBORO, IL – The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150 today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. IUOE Local 150 represents approximately 23,000 men and women working in a variety of construction and other industries throughout our region.
“As a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, I’m honored to have the endorsement of the IUOE,” said Bost. “I have always had 2 goals while serving on the committee. I want to help build and maintain the infrastructure in Southern Illinois. I also want to ensure the men and women constructing these infrastructure projects can collectively bargain for wages and benefits consistent with their skill and professionalism. Hardworking families in Southern Illinois should be able to support themselves after an honest day’s work.”
“The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is proud to endorse Mike Bost for re-election to Congress,” said James Sweeney, President-Business Manager of IUOE Local 150. “Our members can count on Mike Bost to protect their collective bargaining rights and the federal prevailing wage laws that support a middle-class living. In addition, Southern Illinoisans can rely on Mike Bost to fight for safe infrastructure that spurs economic activity and job creation.”