Labor Kudos to Billy-D
And an FU to the CFB
Having reported on all the negative pieces on Speaker candidate de Blasio's recently passed, single-source union contributions bill, we thought it only fair to spread the more honorable mentions.
This, from Brian McLaughlin, President of the New York City Central Labor Council:
After a long and intense fight by the leadership of the New York City Central Labor Council, we have won a very important victory with the City Council’s overwhelming passage of Intro. 564A, an outstanding piece of legislation -- spearheaded by Council Member Bill DeBlasio -- designed to reverse the unfairly restrictive rule imposed earlier this year by the Campaign Finance Board limiting campaign contributions by local affiliated labor unions to a “single source.”
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