“They feel they would have been fired if they had not attended an August 14 event with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and contributed to his campaign. Even worse, they lost a day of pay for their trouble.
Republicans and Democrats alike favor filling their audiences with friendly, supportive faces. That’s nothing new. But to require employees to attend a political event and lose a day’s pay as a result is unconscionable, especially in a state like Ohio where every job is so precious.”