Statement by George Gresham, President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, on the Recent Tragic Shootings

October 31, 2018

1199SEIU President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the tragic shootings in Jeffersonville, KY and Pittsburgh, PA:

“The working women and men of 1199SEIU stand together in condemning the tragic, senseless attacks in Jeffersonville, KY and Pittsburgh, PA.

“The very fabric of our nation is one woven from the diversity of our people. We cannot and will not sit idly by while our freedom and safety are threatened by domestic terrorists, set on spreading hatred, division, and fear.

“America’s diversity is our greatest strength, and we will continue to work together toward becoming a more inclusive nation that celebrates the richness of our diversity.”