Bernie Sanders campaign announces that it will cut hours to pay employees $15 minimum wage, calls for ridicule

in the vicinity ofvideo of Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff are calling for a ‘wage’ and health care

Bernie Sanders pushes for a $ 15 minimum wage during his campaign; in response, starting in 2016, Sanders ‘ campaign staff member Tezlyn Figaro.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weekend he will cut employees’ hours so that they can effectively be paid $15 per hour minimum wage, prompting ridicule from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders’ plan to raise the national minimum wage is dishonest and would only lead to less work and more unemployment.

The “Washington Post” first reported last Thursday that Sanders’ area of the staff were upset that Sanders for a $15 minimum wage in the election campaign, and the headlines for railing against the big corporations that pay “poverty wages” – also, as its own employees, “poverty wages.”

In response, Sanders and The Des Moines Register said he was “very proud” to be the first major election campaign with unionized workers, but also “disturbed” that the news had about the internal strife spilled into the media.


The self-proclaimed socialist candidate said earn junior field organizers, about $36,000 per year in salary, employer paid health and disease days. But he acknowledged that their salary can be effective to dip below the $15 per hour, if the employee works more than 40 hours per week, often on election campaigns.

The solution is to “limit the number of hours that employees work at 42 or 43 per week, to ensure you make the equivalent of $15 an hour,” he told the Register Brianne Pfannenstiel.

“It does bother me that people go outside the process and go to the media,” Sanders. “This is not really acceptable. It is not really what negotiation is working, and it is inappropriate.”

He went on to say that the union agreement “provides only $15 pay at least an hour, it also provides, I think, the best services for the health care that every employer can do for our field organizers.”


Reaction from commentators and legislators was relentless.

“For the first time in his life, a socialist, Bernie Sanders practices of the economy, and buddy, the results are fantastic,” wrote the columnist, and humorist Stephen Miller. He added: “Why not be a millionaire, Bernie Sanders, has 3 apartments, instead of cutting hours, pays its employees a living wage? People are starving to death.”


Texas Republicans-Rep. Dan Crenshaw sharply criticized the disunity in the Sanders’ campaign — which has struggled in the post-debate polls — beyond parody.

“So this fall to work under the category of hypocrisy, irony, or poetic justice?” Crenshaw asked. “All three? Can’t think of.”

“This situation is an instructive example for the disadvantage of a more than doubling of the minimum wage,” wrote The Blaze’s Colen Aaron. “Companies not only get suddenly more money to pay employees. You have to make hard decisions; in General, either hours cut, or worse, cutting employees.”

Was added to The Daily Wire, Ashe Shcow: “This is just *chef’s kiss*.” Ben Shaprio wrote, “In which Bernie Sanders learns about the economy.”

The development comes days after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) concluded that a proposed $reported 15 Federal minimum wage of 3.7 million people could be unemployed-far higher than the house Democrats, ” estimates — as employers fight to the payroll and respond by saving jobs and hours.

The CBO noted, which could increases “considerable uncertainty” in the calculation of the impact of the minimum wage from state to state, and specified that up to 17 million Americans will see wage.


Republican leaders have said that a minimum wage hike would be “devastating” for the middle-class families, citing the CBO’s research, that the minimum-wage hike would also reduce the business income, increase consumer prices and reduce the nation’s output. Overall, the CBO said, the step would be a reduction in real family income of about 9 billion US dollars in 2025, or 0.1 percent.

Nevertheless, the Democrat-controlled house last week voted for a bill gradually increasing the Federal minimum wage of $15 per hour. The current Federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, unchanged since 2009. The bill is unlikely to see much traction in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Tucker reveals the hypocrisy of the 2020 Democrats: Bernie Sanders pushes for $15 minimum wage, Kamala Harris is touting the same numbers, but your employees argue otherwise.

The episode underscores one of the biggest weaknesses that has followed Sanders “campaign for months, and intensified after Sanders’ ten years released his tax returns earlier this year. The documents showed Sanders and his wife paid a 26 percent effective tax rate on $561,293 income and more than $1 million in both 2016 and 2017.

In spite of the need to fight for socialism in the world, Sanders only $donated 10,600 for charity, which showed in the year 2016, and $36,300 in the year 2017, the records, followed by almost $19 ‘ 000 in the year 2018.

Meanwhile, according to a letter from campaign employees to Sanders ‘ campaign manager Faiz Shakir, were the workers as “the largest grassroots organizing program in American history to build, while making poverty wages.”


“Given our campaign’s commitment to the fight for a living wage of at least $15.00 for an hour,” the letter continues, “we believe it is only fair that the campaign to carry through its commitment to its own field team.”

Sanders was in a combative Fox News the city of Halle in April, that “you will get to pay more taxes” if he becomes President.

Fox News’ Dom Callichio and Brie Stimson contributed to this report.

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