Bernie Sanders’ campaign becomes the first-ever to unionize

Staffers for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is now the first-ever major party presidential campaign to unionize, according to a statement released Friday. The campaign said that the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 had been chosen by the majority of the bargaining employees to serve as their exclusive representative.

“Bernie Sanders is the most pro-union candidate in the field, he’ll be the most pro-union president in the White House and we’re honored that his campaign will be the first to have a unionized workforce,” said campaign manager Faiz Shakir in a statement.

Sanders, who first vied for the Democratic nomination in 2016, has built his campaign platform on securing workers’ rights, and…

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