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Le Taz Hot

(22,271 posts)
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 05:20 PM Jul 2015

Sanders Wins South Carolina Labor Backing

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Speaking at a union hall here, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday welcomed news that the South Carolina AFL-CIO executive board passed a resolution supporting his candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination and recommending his endorsement by the state and national labor organization.

“We call on the AFL-CIO, union members and working people everywhere to unite behind Bernie Sanders and elect the president America’s workers desperately need,” the resolution said. The resolution “strongly urges” the national AFL-CIO to endorse Sanders.


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Sanders Wins South Carolina Labor Backing (Original Post) Le Taz Hot Jul 2015 OP
Happy to rec it. London Lover Man Jul 2015 #1
Schhhwwweeeeeet! Go Bernie Go! InAbLuEsTaTe Jul 2015 #2
Oh Mai. stillwaiting Jul 2015 #3
Sweet! daleanime Jul 2015 #4
Awesome!!!! n/t Michigan-Arizona Jul 2015 #5
Bernie! AzDar Jul 2015 #6
good news otherone Jul 2015 #7
Yes!! tinkerbelle Jul 2015 #8
Now comes the counter to endorsements like AFT aspirant Jul 2015 #9
We may actually see a president speak at a union hall again. Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2015 #10
Stood up for working people and labor udbcrzy2 Jul 2015 #11
This is good, very good. abakan Jul 2015 #12
K&R...Boeing and Others need to know that taking jobs from other states with Fair Union Wages KoKo Jul 2015 #13
yes azurnoir Jul 2015 #14
K&R. Great news. What we need to hear. JDPriestly Jul 2015 #15
FAN-TAS-TIC! Oh, How I Wish He Would Be ChiciB1 Jul 2015 #16
Working people believe in Sen Sanders. Goldman-Sachs has their money on Clinton. nm rhett o rick Jul 2015 #17
This message was self-deleted by its author onehandle Jul 2015 #18
Woot! Bernie is labor's best friend in this race, by far. 99th_Monkey Jul 2015 #19
Only. n/t jtuck004 Jul 2015 #20
Now that is what I like to hear! raouldukelives Jul 2015 #21
Kicked and recommended to the Max! Enthusiast Jul 2015 #22

London Lover Man

(371 posts)
1. Happy to rec it.
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 05:22 PM
Jul 2015

With Bernie's leadership, the unions should get stronger, and even with South Carolina, the union has nothing but lots of upside now if Bernie is elected.

Hillary will give you the lip service to the union and back the management.


(3,533 posts)
9. Now comes the counter to endorsements like AFT
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:08 PM
Jul 2015

If the locals and state speak up there's no way to cram in a phony poll and surveys



(891 posts)
11. Stood up for working people and labor
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:22 PM
Jul 2015
Erin McKee, president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, said the executive board member who recommended Sanders said “nobody in a very long time has stood up for working people and labor like Bernie Sanders has.”


(1,819 posts)
12. This is good, very good.
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:27 PM
Jul 2015

I got my Bernie bumper stickers yesterday and ran out and slapped one on my car. I've been handing them out to whoever will take them. When I find someone who doesn't know Bernie I give them an education and suggest they research him for themselves.
We need to spread the word!


(84,711 posts)
13. K&R...Boeing and Others need to know that taking jobs from other states with Fair Union Wages
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:41 PM
Jul 2015

and moving them to Southern States like SC isn't going to fly much longer. When those workers wake up to the fact they are working longer hours for less money than those in the States these Corporations like Boeing and the Foreign Car Manufacturers moving to SC have worked and earned...just MAYBE they will wake up.

Of course some here on DU might say: "But, Boeing and the Car Manufacturers can move their Ops to Indonesia, Russia, Afghanistan, Iraq, China, Australia" if our workers don't realize that they could lose their jobs by Protesting.

Well....the TPP/TPIP will be coming and then we are REALLY going to be in the SHIT STORM for Workers Rights...

So they Better Start Now getting those court cases through the Justice System BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.

Response to Le Taz Hot (Original post)



(19,326 posts)
19. Woot! Bernie is labor's best friend in this race, by far.
Fri Jul 24, 2015, 11:16 PM
Jul 2015

Thanks for the OP. Helps the Berniementum in me, and all of us.

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