This really makes every speech she’s ever given about employees being treated fairly 10 times more hilarious.
So, the ocasio-cortez campaign is being fined for denying employees proper benefits…
She really is the quintessential socialist. https://t.co/zS5JlkwQsD
— Alana Mastrangelo (@ARmastrangelo) January 11, 2019
“The employer did not have the required workers’ compensation coverage from March 31, 2018, to April 30, 2018, and was issued a final penalty of $1,500, which was paid,” state Workers Compensation Board spokeswoman Melissa Stewart said. “This coverage is vital to ensuring workers are protected for on-the-job injuries.”
She’s such a champion for workers! I mean, she’s tweeted about supporting them, which is good enough, right?
Not so distant FLASHBACK:
Once private equity took over, they fired 38,000 workers w/ no pay. We can fight back. pic.twitter.com/7RcdJHP91C
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 23, 2018
Uber has taken in $12 billion in investment and had revenues of $1.7 billion in Q4 of 2016.
Yet their drivers only take home $3.37 an hour.
Does that sound right to you?
We must update our laws to stand up for workers in an increasingly exploitative tech-based economy. https://t.co/uhEjePLxgK
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 2, 2018
It is BRICK out but we are up & at ‘em organizing with @CWAUnion workers in the Bronx early this am 💪🏽💜
We started out greeting workers at the warehouse and then talked to voters by the 180th St stop on the 5 train! pic.twitter.com/JpmzDXCVOU
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) October 18, 2018
The jokes write themselves.
What a hypocrite.
h/t NY Daily News