America’s largest union plans on spending more on politics than any other budget item.
Companies spend lots of money on politics but unions are usually the biggest contributors. Many of these “contributions” are taken directly from the paychecks of workers who would prefer to keep their money.
(From The Washington Free Beacon)
Labor unions spent more than $1 billion on political and lobbying activities during the 2018 midterm elections, topping the amount spent in 2016.
“This is a bet that more money funneled into politics can expand their forced dues ranks without having to actually go out and convince workers to join unions voluntarily…”