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  Democrats love unions. Just not for their own campaign workers.
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Last EditedScott³  Apr 15, 2018 03:48pm
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AuthorAlex Seitz-Wald
News DateSunday, April 15, 2018 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
Description“If you look closely at the bottom of virtually every yard sign, postcard or door-hanger distributed by any Democratic campaign, you'll find a symbolic commitment to organized labor — a small seal certifying that it was printed by union workers.

The campaign staffer handing out those yard signs, however, is almost certainly not part of a union.

They are likely working around the clock, at below-minimum-wage, in an industry with unpredictable benefits, hiring and firing practices, and procedures for sexual harassment or other discrimination. They may even have to feed volunteers out of their own pockets.

But a new union is trying to change that by organizing campaign workers, forcing a conversation about why Democratic politicians often don't treat their own workers the way their stump speeches demand workers in other industries be treated.“
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