07 October 2021

Richard L. Brown and California’s public employee unions

Richard L. Brown is the newly elected leader of California’s largest public employee union, SEIU Local 1000. Brown’s controversial campaign promised to take the union, with its more than 100,000 members, out of state and federal politics, and reduce or eliminate dues. He argued that these steps would give the union more power to protect jobs, increase wages, and fight efforts underway to eliminate or curtail public employee unions.

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