Trade Unions Want Nothing To Do With Billionaire Tom Steyer
Tom Steyer pledged $5 million for get-out-the-vote programs in order to help Democrats in key battleground states, but having Steyer involves didn’t sit well with trade union such as operating engineers, plumbers, elevator constructors, roofers, laborers, plasterers and heat and frost insulators, who stated that his environmental extremism has cost them jobs.
Terry O’Sullivan, president of 500,000 – member laborers union called the partnership a “politically bankrupt betrayal” of union members. “We object to the political agenda of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. being sold to a job-killing hedge fund manager with a bag of cash.”