A Union for Gioia

Eric Gioia’s campaign announced he was endorsed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 16, which they said represents 120,000 members in the city.

“Eric has demonstrated that he gets results for working people,” the president of the union, George Miranda, said in a public statement, echoing one of the campaign’s advertised slogans.

The announcements provides at least one counterexample to the notion that labor is uniformly behind the Working Families Party–backed candidate in the race, Bill de Blasio.

The group also endorsed Michael Bloomberg for mayor. A Union for Gioia