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Skeptics of Bloomberg's union praise point to his past comments
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Skeptics of presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's pro-union, pro-strike plan released earlier in February are pointing to his antagonistic history with unions.
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Bloomberg's "Plan to Protect America’s Workers," released Feb. 15, includes raising the federal minimum wage to $15, requiring employers to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave and protecting workers' ability to strike.
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"Employees’ ability to withhold their work is a core source of their bargaining power, highly effective at resolving labor disputes," the plan reads.
The plan also voices support for part of the PRO Act, a pro-union bill passed by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives this year.