Sen. presidential campaign has become the first major party presidential campaign to unionize. The campaign announced Friday it had voluntarily recognized a bargaining unit organized with the United Food and Commercial Workers.
The news comes amid a budding movement to organize campaign workers in the notoriously tough working environment that is the campaign trail. The 2018 midterms saw the first congressional campaigns and party committees to have . The group leading the charge to organize political staffers, the Campaign Workers Guild, organized 24 political campaigns since their 2018 launch.
“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