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Billboard Outside RNC in Milwaukee Calls Teamsters ‘Two-Faced’

Today, the Center for Union Facts (CUF) announced a set of billboards that are posted outside major inroads to the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. The billboards call Teamsters President Sean O’Brien and his union “Two-Faced.”

The billboards call out the Teamsters for requesting a speaking slot at the RNC in a spirit of bipartisanship, when a Union Facts analysis shows 99 percent of the union’s political advocacy spending has historically gone to the left.

One speaking engagement doesn’t change the facts,” said CUF communications director Charlyce Bozzello. “Ninety-nine percent of the Teamsters’ advocacy dollars go to left-wing causes and workers whose dues fund this partisan posturing aren’t being fooled.”

The billboard will run from now through the end of the convention and comes on the heels of CUF’s recent report exposing a history of one-sided donations within the union.

Highlights from the report include:

  • 99 percent of the union’s political advocacy spending went to left-leaning organizations and initiatives.
  • Teamsters spent over $9 million on left-leaning advocacy.
  • The union sent over $2.5 million to the DNC and aligned organizations.

The report and billboard are a part of CUF’s ongoing education campaign to ensure the public and union members have access to transparent information regarding union spending.

Categories: Teamsters