June 10, 2012
WAIT, I THOUGHT CORPORATE JET TRAVEL WAS EVIL: Charter Flights Shadow Union Election.
Lucrative compensation packages and the use of chartered jets by the departing head of the nation’s biggest public-sector union are looming as key issues in a contentious election to fill his position later this month.
Gerald McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, traveled by chartered aircraft 18 times since the beginning of 2010, at a cost of about $325,000, according to internal union expense reports viewed by The Wall Street Journal.
And what about the carbon footprint? Doesn’t he care about Gaia?