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Sen. Bernie Sanders has a made a career, if you can call it that, out of accomplishing nothing and yelling at people who actually produce value in this country. One of the chief tenants of his stalled Presidential campaign is a “living wage” defined as at least $15 an hour.

He’s relentlessly slandered companies as not caring about workers because they can’t pay the guy who flips burgers $15 an hour. Not that there’s anything wrong with working in fast food (anyone that takes the initiative to work deserves no criticism in my book), but financial realities are what they are and demanding more money than a job justifies just leads to faster automation.

Those financial realities never enter into the equation for Bernie though.

Well, unless it’s his own campaign.

SCOOP: For years, Bernie Sanders has traveled the country advocating for a $15 per hour minimum wage. His campaign organizers say they aren’t making that much, and they're using his words to protest for higher wages. Via @WaPoSean https://t.co/ZQgnT7jYrx

Unionized campaign organizers working for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s presidential effort are battling with its management, arguing that the compensation and treatment they are receiving does not meet the standards Sanders espouses in his rhetoric, according to internal communications.

Campaign field hires have demanded an annual salary they say would be equivalent to a $15-an-hour wage, which Sanders for years has said should be the federal minimum. The organizers and other employees supporting them have invoked the senator’s words and principles in making their case to campaign manager Faiz Shakir, the documents reviewed by The Washington Post show.

— Matea Gold (@mateagold) July 19, 2019


I must have missed the part of Bernie’s pitch where he said we must have a $15 minimum wage unless the employees are salaried and then you can work them to the point of making only $13 an hour.

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More at the link: https://www.redstate.com/bonchie/201...-arent-making/

No surprise here. Socialists are good at telling others how to run their business, but fail to live up to their own standards in their own affairs. Bernie is not unique, just your run of the mill hypocrite or Democrat (these terms are now becoming synonymous).
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Not trying to hijack your thread... but I thought I'd throw this tidbit in about Bernie Sanders.

From an unsavory video from the mid-1980s in which Sanders articulates his support for breadlines... When asked about breadlines in Nicaragua and Sanders’ support for Sandinistas, the senator quipped: “It’s funny, sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is, that people are lining up for food. That is a good thing! In other countries people don’t line up for food: the rich get the food and the poor starve to death.”

https://thefederalist.com/2019/02/19...ent-quite-bad/
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Bernie is a perfect example of the hypocrisy of the left.
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More at the link: https://www.redstate.com/bonchie/201...-arent-making/

No surprise here. ..
yeah no surprise you got it wrong again.


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"I'm very proud to be the first presidential candidate to recognize a union and negotiate a union contract," the Vermont senator and presidential candidate told the Des Moines Register in an interview Friday. "And that contract was ratified by the employees of the campaign, and it not only provides pay of at least $15 an hour, it also provides, I think, the best health care benefits that any employer can provide for our field organizers."

He also expressed frustration that staffers had taken their complaints to the media.

"It does bother me that people are going outside of the process and going to the media," he said. "That is really not acceptable. It is really not what labor negotiations are about, and it's improper."
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Sanders said field organizers, who are the lowest-ranking members of a presidential campaign and are typically in their 20s, make $36,000 a year with 100% employer-paid health care, as well as paid vacation and sick leave.

For a staffer working 40 hours a week, that comes out to about $17 an hour. But 40-hour workweeks on presidential campaigns are rare...
...The campaigns for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro also have unionized. Warren, in Sioux City on Friday, said her campaign is in the middle of collective bargaining negotiations.

"I think they're going well. And we'll land in a place that's good for all of the workers," Warren told reporters. "It's powerfully important."
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Right, Bernie claims everyone on the campaign is making $15 an hour but that's based on a 40 hour work week. But according to his campaign workers the actual hourly rate is $13 per hour. Bernie ignores the practice of working people more than 40 hpw with no compensation for the excess. It's something he would never tolerate in an evil corporation but the faithful ignore his lies.
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Right, Bernie claims everyone on the campaign is making $15 an hour but that's based on a 40 hour work week. But according to his campaign workers the actual hourly rate is $13 per hour. Bernie ignores the practice of working people more than 40 hpw with no compensation for the excess. It's something he would never tolerate in an evil corporation but the faithful ignore his lies.
THEY WERE IN UNION NEGOTIATIONS. Someone leaked about proceedings on the web. Read the fvcking articles.
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THEY WERE IN UNION NEGOTIATIONS. Someone leaked about proceedings on the web. Read the fvcking articles.
A group of Bernie's campaign workers wrote a letter to his campaign manager complaining they were paid less than the $15 an hour minimum Bernie advocates. This is according to reporting by the WaPo. In a preview of how transparent a President Sanders would be he complains about word of the complaint leaking and then denys there is a problem essentially not paying overtime. Hypocrite.
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THEY WERE IN UNION NEGOTIATIONS. Someone leaked about proceedings on the web. Read the fvcking articles.
So, why does Bernie have to wait for Union agreement exactly?
If you're the boss, If you believe in $15 per hour you pay it. and $15 as OT pay or $15+OT.

But i will give him credit for not paying $9-$10 an hour with 'mandatory' OT like a lot of high profit businesses do.
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So, why does Bernie have to wait for Union agreement exactly?
If you're the boss, If you believe in $15 per hour you pay it. and $15 as OT pay or $15+OT.

But i will give him credit for not paying $9-$10 an hour with 'mandatory' OT like a lot of high profit businesses do.
Faint praise indeed. Bernie's hypocrisy requiring his campaign workers to work for less than the $15 per hour he demands of private businesses ought to outweigh corporations who pay less.

Chances are if you have ambition paid OT is welcome.
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Chances are if you have ambition paid OT is welcome.
Mandatory OT is not welcomed if you're trying to work a 2nd job that has better pay.
Ambition right?
Mandatory OT is not welcomed if you're trying take classes or training for better work.
Ambition right?
Mandatory OT is not welcomed if your retired and just need a bit extra to cover expenses, and you have medical issues or simply don't want to spend your last days stocking shelves 10-12 per day.
Ambition right?
Mandatory OT is not welcomed if you have no one to pick-up your kids or can't pay others to take care of your kids.
Being a responsible parent right?

Mandatory OT is not welcomed if your just want to work an 8 hour day and enjoy you time off to other things besides work at a deadend job.
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