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affirmed on Thursday that there is a widely criticized poster pointing out that non-union employees are buying video games instead of spending their money on union fees.
The poster tweeted on Thursday by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is part of Delta's "Don" "Do not do it, do not sign" campaign to save thousands of flight attendants and ramp and cargo To convince agents not to sign a card that allows them to vote for the IAM.
Pilots are the only major classification of Delta employees who do so unionized.
A spokeswoman for Delta confirmed that the poster ̵
Several members of the congress joined thousands of other people in social media to denounce the poster.
Sen. Vermont presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called the poster "a shame" and claimed on Twitter that "Deltas CEO earned nearly $ 22 million in 2017 and Ramp agents paid only $ 9 an hour."
The filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Records show that Chief Executive Ed Bastian received just over $ 13.2 million total compensation in 2017, including stock and incentives.
Sen. Sherrod Brow n, D-Ohio, called the poster "condescending b ——-."
"A gaming system can not give you: fair wages, health services, job security, retirement provision" he said on Twitter .
The poster does not seem to have been intended for the public – it's not under eight pages of "printable news" on Delta's Don't Risk It, Don't include this site, whose entries are from the Domain registration was created in February 2018. While these messages are as aggressive as the video game poster, they specifically address the Delta's opposition to union representation.
The allegations in these communications include the following: The IAM makes unannounced visits to workers 'homes, opposes profit sharing and disregards workers' privacy.
Georgia is a so-called right to work, in which it is forbidden by law to oblige workers as union members. Delta, based in Atlanta, said Thursday in its statement that it supports the right of our employees to decide if a union is right for them.