Bain Workers Launch Anti-Romney Bus Tour

They're hitting the swing states
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Sep 28, 2012 8:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – Workers for Bain-owned companies are hoping to turn one of Mitt Romney's proudest assets into a weakness. In a bus tour of swing states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Virginia, current and former employees of firms Bain has bought—from Burlington Coat Factory to Dunkin Donuts—are taking a stand against the company's practices, reports the Huffington Post. "Bain workers know firsthand what a Romney-Bain economy looks like," says the group's website.

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"Outsourcing the good jobs to China (and) leaving mostly low-wage jobs with limited benefits here in our communities," the site continues. Yesterday, some 140 members of the group dropped by a Burlington Coat Factory in Detroit, protesting as a person dressed as Romney distributed pink slips. Labor union members and workers' rights groups are also joining the tour. The new Mother Jones video probably won't help their mood. (Read more Mitt Romney stories.)

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