Workers on Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign have unionized

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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) got stitched up after what his campaign says was a minor injury sustained while campaigning in SC.

While the 77-year-old was given seven stitches, Sanders also received a "clean bill of health" and is set to attend all previously scheduled meetings and campaign events. "On this campaign and when we are in the White House, we are going to make it easier for people to join unions, not harder". On the campaign trail, Sanders has repeatedly vowed in speeches - as he did in 2016 - to make it easier for workers to unionize, often tying it to his push for a rise in the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.

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Mark Federici, president of Local 400, said in a statement he hoped "this breakthrough serves as a model for other presidential campaigns, as well as party committees and candidates for other offices".

One of the leading Democratic presidential contenders, Vermont Sen. In card check, union organizers ask workers to sign cards affirming that they support a union. The union says that all campaign employees below the level of deputy director will be represented by the union and that negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement will begin "as soon as possible". "Employees may exercise their right to strike under certain circumstances, as provided by federal labor law".

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