Yum! Brands withdrawals from ALEC

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Even after the American Legislative Exchange Council agreed to dismantle its non-economic taskforces responsible for writing legislation like Voter ID laws and Shoot First laws – the exodus of corporate members continues. Today – Yum! Brands, which owns Pizza hut, KFC, and Taco Bell became the twelfth company or organization to drop its membership with ALEC.

This particular withdrawal is significant since Yum! Brands co-chaired ALEC’s Labor and Business Regulation Subcommittee, which has pushed legislation to repeal labor protections for workers. That’s twelve members of ALEC down – let’s hope more decide to drop out soon.

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Dec. 29, 2009 10:59 am

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