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Topic - Nathan Mehrens
Labor unions are dedicated to ensuring every worker an equal voice, but it helps to have the right last name.
"They're involved in everything from real estate to banking, and even if you had someone fall out of grace, there's always a place for him," Mr. Mehrens said.
"There's a whole host of trusts," said Nathan Mehrens, a top Department of Labor attorney under President George W. Bush. "Interconnected entities that are technically distinct from the union itself, but provide ample compensation."