Ex-campaign staffers are blasting Michael Bloomberg for reversing his position that his campaign would offer competitive salaries and benefits until the November election, regardless of whether the former mayor became the Democratic presidential nominee.
H/T: The Daily Wire
The New York Times reports that the campaign has since decided to shut down operations, send $18 million to the Democratic National Committee, and instruct the more than 1,500 recently fired employees to apply to the DNC for new jobs.
‘I’m So Sorry I Worked for This Guy’: Ex-Staffers React to Bloomberg Reversal on Field Organizers https://t.co/ZrwhRrKP9C— DeepClips (@DeepClips) March 22, 2020
“I am disgusted by Mike Bloomberg and his staff," a Bloomberg aide told POLITICO on Friday. "He has left us with no health insurance during this pandemic. I have a family and do not know what we will do at the end of the month."
"If the DNC and Joe Biden choose to ignore us, they are complicit as well. How can the party claim to care about working Americans while taking money from a billionaire that does not fulfill his promises to his employees?” the staffer added.
Bloomberg lays off hundreds as coronavirus bears down https://t.co/tawgwDRpST— DeepClips (@DeepClips) March 22, 2020
Since Bloomberg self-funded his campaign,— @Texas Blooz (@TexasBlooz) March 20, 2020
he is essentially making
an individual contribution of $18 million to the DNC.
Bloomberg lays off hundreds of campaign staffers
promised jobs through November
no matter what
high and dry.https://t.co/wh2nAmFWQ2