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$14 Million More to Pass EFCA

The Change To Win coalition has set up an additional surcharge on their members’ dues — which could raise as much as $14 million over two years — to fund their political machine. And they aren’t shy about their focus on passing the anti-democratic “Employee Free Choice Act”:

The convention resolution approving the assessment, and laying out the federation’s overall plan for the next two years, says the money will be used “to build a state-of-the-art coordinated political program to ensure the election of a pro-labor president in 2008 and pro-labor majorities in the Senate and House in order to pass the Employee Free Choice Act.”

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