Card Check: Why, Yes, It IS a Lot of Money

By May 27, 2008Labor Unions

A contributor to Matthew Yglesias’ Atlantic blog — which leans Democratic — has a post entitled, “$150 million is a lot of money…” Excerpt:

Which is why it’s strange that almost three weeks after the Service Employees International Union announced that they’d spend precisely that amount both to swing the elections they’re targeting and to support a massive mobilization to push for health care reform and the Employee Free Choice Act in the first 100 days of the new administration, not a single major news organization has written about that decision. In fact, nobody’s really written about it all, unless Lab Law Weekly’s decision to reprint the press release counts.

The embattled SEIU is battling back; unfortunately it’s 68-year-old women they’re sending to the hospital.

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