Warren presidential campaign becomes fourth to unionize

Warren presidential campaign becomes fourth to unionize

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Mellman: Trumping peace and prosperity On The Money: Waters clashes with Trump officials over 'disastrous' housing finance plan | Dems jump into Trump turf war over student loans | House passes bill targeting anonymous shell companies MORE's (D-Mass.) presidential campaign officially unionized on Thursday, becoming the fourth presidential campaign to do so.

"My campaign has submitted their support to join @IBEW 2320," Warren announced on Twitter.

"Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so. The labor movement has long fought for the dignity of working people, & we’re proud to be part of it."  

 

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Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellBill Press: Mulvaney proves need for daily briefings Mulvaney admission deals blow to White House impeachment defense Testimony from GOP diplomat complicates Trump defense MORE (D-Calif.) announced in April that his campaign would recognize a union formed by staffers as members of the Teamsters union.

The campaigns of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Mellman: Trumping peace and prosperity Tlaib to join Sanders at campaign rally in Detroit MORE (I-Vt.) and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro unionized in May.

Because it is unclear if Swalwell's campaign struck a deal with staffers, Sanders's campaign is thought to be the first to officially unionize.

The same week that Sanders's and Castro's campaigns unionized, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSupport for impeachment inches up in poll Overnight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Democrats say they have game changer on impeachment MORE's campaign said they would "welcome it" if its staff formed a union.