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Since 2012, SEIU has spent about $70 million on the Fight for $15 campaign, but it has lost over 30,000 members.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has been pulling the strings for a $15 minimum wage from the start. According to the SEIU’s federal filings with the Department of Labor (DOL) released at the end of March, the labor union spent roughly $20 million on the Fight for $15 in 2015.
That brings the estimated total up to around $70 million since the campaign began in 2012…
Since the Fight for $15 was launched in 2012, the SEIU has not recruited a substantial number of fast-food workers. In fact, the union has lost almost 34,000 members since 2012.