Labor Watch: Unions Ready to Spend $122 Million on Election Ads, While Abercrombie and Best Buy Workers Launch Labor-Backed Protests
Plus: Canadian unions join in protests to stop a Tar Sands pipeline, and US Airways employees join forces to demand action on labor dispute.
Link: Labor unions set to unleash millions for ad buys
"Labor unions are sitting on at least $122 million in cash that can be spent on politics — more than corporate political action committees have on hand — and have already sent millions to Democratic super PACs that are purchasing ad buys daily.
"With unions' traditional specialty being 'get-out-the-vote' rather than persuasion, it is now, in the final weeks of the campaign, that much of those funds stand to be spent."
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