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Bloomberg pushes $15 minimum wage in ambitious labor plan
Bloomberg spending millions on 2020 campaign ads
America First Action PAC spokesperson Steve Cortes discusses what Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s ad spending means to his campaign.
Democrat presidential contender Mike Bloomberg’s campaign released his labor policy goals on Saturday, promising a $15 minimum wage and other concessions for workers.
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Bloomberg’s proposal includes requiring employers to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave and seven days of paid sick leave and proposes strengthening unions by prohibiting “right to work” laws that ban requiring union membership as a condition of employment.
“I started out in an entry-level job, and in building my business, I have always believed that our company’s most valuable asset is our 20,000 employees – and that’s why we are committed to providing good pay and the best benefits money can buy, including industry-leading paid parental leave,” Bloomberg said in a statement.