STATEMENT OF CHANGE TO WIN ON CRIMINAL COMPLAINT
AGAINST GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is a statement from Change to Win
communications director Greg Denier on the federal investigation involving
"No one connected with Change to Win ever considered, discussed or promised any
position at Change to Win to Governor Blagojevich, his staff or his advisers. In
the affidavit released by the United States Attorney, a position at Change to
Win is discussed only in conversations between the governor and his advisers.
The first time Change to Win learned of any of the matters raised in the
criminal complaint was with today's public release of the affidavit."
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About Change to Win
Seven unions and six million workers united in Change to Win to build a new
movement of working people equipped to meet the challenges of the global economy
and restore the American Dream in the 21st century: a paycheck that can support
a family, affordable health care, a secure retirement and dignity on the job.
The seven partner unions are: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Laborers'
International Union of North America, Service Employees International Union,
UNITE HERE, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, United Farm
Workers of America, and United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.