Press release submitted by Quad City Federation of Labor|
On Monday November 19th, 2012, Jerry Messer, President of the Quad City Federation of Labor, announced his retirement from the Federation as the organization's President after nearly 30 years of service to organized labor and working families all throughout the Quad Cities.
Mr. Messer will continue on in his role as President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 431, as well as a delegate to the Quad City Federation of Labor.
His resignation will take effect on February 18th, 2013. In accordance with the governing Constitution of the Federation, nominations will be taken from now until the January meeting. The election will take place in February.