New Hampshire SEIU Breaks from International–Endorses Bernie

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They don't put the slogan “Live Free or Die” on New Hampshire license plates for nothing!

There has been an inspiring statewide local union response to SEIU's predictably short-sighted headquarters embrace of Hillary Clinton. This Sanders endorsement comes from public workers who know Bernie well because they live and work just across the Connecticut River from Vermont–or, in some cases, are Vermonters themselves.

Mary Kay Henry should have an interesting time, in the snows of New England, this January and February, stumping for a Democratic primary candidate her own local affiliate has wisely rejected. To avoid that little Labor for Bernie embarrassment, maybe she'll decide to do her personal GOTV work for Clinton a little further west or south of the New Hampshire state line?

 

 

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Steve Early
STEVE EARLY is a labor journalist, lawyer, organizer, or union representative active since since 1972. For 27 years, Early was a Boston-based staff member of the Communications Workers of America. He finished his CWA career in 2007, after serving as administrative assistant to the vice-president of CWA District 1, which represents more than 160,000 workers in New York, New England, and New Jersey.
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