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Campaign Workers Unionize Just in Time for Midterm Elections

  • Group seeks to organize all Democratic campaign staffers
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan’s November opponent is first in line
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The 2018 midterms look good for Democrats

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Several Democratic congressional campaigns have agreed to bargain collectively with the Campaign Workers Guild, a new union trying to organize election campaign staff in what may be a first for national politics.

The CWG announced Monday that it had secured a union contract with the campaign of Wisconsin activist Randy Bryce, the leading Democratic challenger to Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan in this year’s midterm elections.