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Union Fact of the Day: CTW’s Grand Escape

Per our ongoing series, inspired by the Change To Win bloggers, here our fact of the day:

The Change To Win labor federation spent a whopping $829,938 for their 2006 organizing convention held at the plush MGM Grand resort in Las Vegas.

That’s a lot of money to boost organizing! But …
Bonus fact: According to a report from The Wall Street Journal in April of this year:

The federation, which represents 5.4 million workers in health care, trucking, hotels and construction, among other industries, has failed to significantly increase its membership.