The SEIU, where Henry will take the reins, likes to think it bucks that trend.
SEIU members will then “vote on whether we accept what it is or wait for another day,” he said.
He also wanted to know if he could get his wife a position at either SEIU or Change to Win.
(A spokesman for the SEIU did not immediately return requests for comment).
These public-sector workers were members of divisions of the AFL-CIO and SEIU, respectively.
SEIU is one of the most powerful unions in the country and known for its activism.
And I am told by friends at SEIU that means that six people in Florida die every day as a result of that.
Nowadays, the SEIU and other groups seem to see flipping burgers as positively aspirational.
Mary Kay Henry, newly tapped as president of the SEIU, is now one of the most powerful women in liberal politics.
As SEIU president Mary Kay Henry assured me: “We are fired up and ready to go!”