Bloomberg Law
July 25, 2019, 5:02 PMUpdated: July 25, 2019, 7:59 PM

Sanders Campaign Labor Charge Alleges Staffer Retaliation (2)

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter
Andrew Wallender
Andrew Wallender

New details on an anonymous unfair labor practice charge filed against Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign shine a light on some of the allegations against the campaign.

The charge was filed by a former staffer, a campaign spokeswoman told Bloomberg Law. The staffer alleges that the campaign retaliated against certain workers for engaging in protected labor activity, according to redacted copy of the document.

Campaign leaders “retaliated against me when I organized the bargaining unit and sent an email requesting compliance with the” collective employment contract, the anonymous staffer wrote in the charge. The staffer also said ...

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