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Tue Nov 17, 2015, 08:54 PM Nov 2015

Why SEIU Mary Kay Henry is Full of It....Thoughts on the Union's Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

The Fight for $15 was presented to be an actual movement which staged protests at various fast food service establishments across the Nation, lobbying for a $15.00 an hour Federal Minimum Wage. This movement as a result, gained the support of many Progressives across the country, including at least two Democratic Presidential Candidates - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Governor Martin O' Malley.

Both O' Malley and Sanders at Saturday, November 14, 2015, Democratic Presidential Debate broadcasted rather late into the night on a weekend, at 9pm ET, stated if either of the candidates received the Democratic Nomination and were elected President -- they would support a $15.00 an hour minimum wage.

In contrast, the other Presidential Democratic Candidate -- former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, stated at best she would only support a $12.00 an hour Federal Minimum Wage, and individual states, cities or counties nationwide could decide if they desired to enact a $15.00 an hour Federal Minimum at their on accord.

SEIU's President Mary Kay Henry in a video posted below from April 2015 claimed to "Strongly Support" the Fight for $15.00 for a number of reasons.

Ms. Henry also at the .52 section mark of this video, hints months in advance, to then soon-to-be Democratic Presidential Candidate Clinton reluctance on supporting a $15.00 Federal Minimum.

Leaving an open question.

If Ms. Henry knew well in advance that now Presidential Democratic Candidate Clinton, would not fully-heartly support the Fight for $15.00? If so, why would SEIU President Henry lobby many Fast Food Workers whose wages are on average are between $7.00-$10.00 an Hour -- depending on location, to protest over an year in sincere hopes to see the Democratic Presidential Candidate receiving SEIU's support completely support their fight?

Not for $12.00 an hour with varying minimums depending on location but, for $15.00 an hour as the American Federal Minimum Wage Standard!

Worse yet, why did SEIU President Henry announce the endorsement of Democratic Presidential Candidate Clinton, less than 72 hours after Clinton in last Saturday's debate, technically threw the entire Fight for $15.00 movement under the bus -- while the two other Candidates Sanders and O' Malley completely supported the higher minimum wage?

The SEIU's action in their endorsement on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, of Hillary Clinton -- stands in stark and confusing contrast to a #Fightfor15 Movement, thousands of supporters including many of the union's membership have supported.

Which leads to a final question -- can any movement that is not started, managed, organized and ran by individuals over an Union Organization -- truly be in the Fight to raise the minimum wage to an livable standard, in America?

Independent Underground Radio LIVE will talk about this issue on our podcast on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9PM ET. Feel free to tune into the discussion, at the following link, or call in with your thoughts or opinions at 347.934.0185 starting at 9:15 pm ET
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Why SEIU Mary Kay Henry is Full of It....Thoughts on the Union's Endorsement of Hillary Clinton (Original Post) LovingA2andMI Nov 2015 OP
K&R nt 99th_Monkey Nov 2015 #1
K&R..... daleanime Nov 2015 #2
Looks like the membership isn't too happy about it, either. Fawke Em Nov 2015 #3
Thanks for this information Fawke Em!!! LovingA2andMI Nov 2015 #4
Billionaire bribe ??? Pauldg47 Nov 2015 #7
Probably!!! LovingA2andMI Nov 2015 #8
Indeed she is full of it! in_cog_ni_to Nov 2015 #5
K & R AzDar Nov 2015 #6
Mary Kay Henry, you damned fool! Enthusiast Nov 2015 #9


(41,600 posts)
5. Indeed she is full of it!
Tue Nov 17, 2015, 09:56 PM
Nov 2015

Thankfully, members outnumber the Union bosses! The 99% WILL WIN. They can't stop us.



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