The State Worker
Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers
April 28, 2010

The California Labor Federation is about to launch a worksite flier blitz aimed at cementing Meg Whitman’s ties to the finance industry and exploiting the recent fraud charges leveled at bank holding company Goldman Sachs.

As we point out in today’s story about the Whitman/Goldman connection, she left the firm’s board five years before the 2007 events at the center of SEC fraud charges highlighted by yesterday’s Senate hearing.

Still, the spotlight on Goldman has resurrected Whitman opponents’ efforts to frame her as a greedy financial markets insider who is out of touch with working class America. The alliterative tag the union umbrella organization is rolling out in its campaign against the GOP gubernatorial front runner: “Wall Street Whitman.”

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