Heartless Bernie campaign forces resignation after learning staffer has ovarian cancer - NBC

Once again Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign resembles the heartless capitalist exploiter of labor he has decried his entire adult life. But a socialist candidate’s gotta do what he’s gotta do. Vanguard of the proletariat, and all that.

"In a lawsuit filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Susie Shannon said it was the Sanders' campaign's "outrageous and compassionless conduct" that "resulted in her forced resignation solely because she had the misfortune of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer that required major surgery to treat the disease." The campaign then tried to get her to sign a non-disclosure agreement in return for money, the suit says. Shannon's lawyer, Micha Star Liberty, told NBC News the campaign also offered her client two months of health insurance if she signed. Shannon refused. "It's so disappointing that a political campaign that purported to stand for so much, including access to healthcare and workers' rights, would behave this way," Liberty said."



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