Bloomberg admits: Used inmates in the election campaign

Michael Bloomberg admits that he as a part of its electoral campaign towards the presidential elections in 2020 has used labor from low-wage inmates in prisons.

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
25 December 2019 Wednesday 12:00
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Bloomberg admits: Used inmates in the election campaign

Michael Bloomberg admits that he as a part of its electoral campaign towards the presidential elections in 2020 has used labor from low-wage inmates in prisons.

It confirms the former mayor of New York city and the rich according to several international media in a communication.

It happens after netmediet The Intercept has published an investigative story about the employment relationship.

Thus, prisoners who worked for a subcontractor for a company, as Bloomberg had a contract with the, going to call people up in connection with his attempt to become the Democratic presidential nominee.

Bloomberg says, however, in a communication, that he put a stop to the work, when he found out that it happened.

he did Monday, when he was contacted by The Intercept.

- When we found out what the seller's supplier which had done this, we put a stop to our cooperation with the company and the people who hired them, says Bloomberg.

- We do not support this practice, and we ensure that our vendors critical review of their subcontractors in the future.

It is now terminated collaboration was with a telekommunikationsfirma by name ProCom.

It is to drive call centers in New Jersey and Oklahoma.

Two of the company's call centers in Oklahoma working closely with the state prisons, and one of these call centers were involved in the Bloomberg campaign.

the Website for The Oklahoma Department of Corrections reports that inmates with a maximum earn 20 u.s. dollars, equivalent to about 135 dollars per month for "institutional " job".

the 77-year-old Michael Bloomberg is a pengestærk candidate, but he is also a late addition to the race to be the Democratic presidential candidate. However, he lies right behind the leader in the latest measurements.

In contrast to the other democratic candidates are planning Bloomberg to skip the first four primaries, in order to concentrate on Super Tuesday 3. march 2020, with the greatest number of states hold democratic primaries.

Updated: 25.12.2019 12:00
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