Statement from George Gresham, president of 1199 SEIU, on Sen. Schumer becoming Majority Leader

January 20, 2021

“Senator Chuck Schumer has been a long-time champion of New York’s working people and has made it his priority to fight for the needs of healthcare workers here in New York State and in Washington, DC.

"We congratulate him on his new, well-deserved role as Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and we look forward to continuing our work with him in the fight to improve the lives of working people around the country and setting the tone to improve standards for workers around the world."