South Buffalo, NY – Wednesday (August 23rd) was a special day for Robert McLennan, a Western New York Labor Leader with more than a 30-year history of representing Union Members at the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 3 and with Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153.

During a sashing ceremony held at the Buffalo Irish Center, McLennan (Pictured above, in the middle, with Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation President Richard Lipsitz on the left and Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council President John Mudie on the right) was officially introduced as the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s Labor Day Parade, which will be held in South Buffalo on Monday, September 4th.  The Labor Day Parade kicks off at 12 Noon, beginning at the Irish Center on Abbott Road and continuing down Abbott into Cazenovia Park, via Cazenovia Street, where a massive Labor Picnic will be held.

Asked what is the first thing he thinks of when the name Robert McLennan is said, Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Council President John Mudie told “Unselfishness.” Read more



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