Unions: Bad News for Labor Leaders

Bad News for Labor Leaders

Labor officials helped Walter Mondale win the Democratic presidential nomination last year. Now the presidents of three federal unions have learned that their support may cost them their Government jobs. Kenneth T. Blaylock of the American Federation of Government Employees, Moe Biller of the American Postal Workers Union and Vincent R. Sombrotto of the National Association of Letter Carriers were told to resign or retire from federal employment by Feb. 26 or face charges under the 1939 Hatch Act, which bars federal employees from "partisan political advocacy." The advisory was issued by the Office of the Special Counsel, the enforcement arm...

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