Oh! And By The Way

With all the attention AFL-CIO Boss John Sweeney got from his press conference outlining the $40 million in workers’ dues they will spend on electioneering for this November election, an interesting little “oh, by the way” nugget seems to have bypassed much of the media attention. At the event, Sweeney also announced that Big Labor cohorts at the UAW, AFT, CWA and AFSCME have pledged an additional $100 million for the effort.