California state worker union backs Newsom anti-recall effort in sign of labor's support
Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference after touring the vaccination clinic at City College of San Francisco on April 06, 2021, in San Francisco, California. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America/TNS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state union's big donation to defend Gov. Gavin Newsom from recall likely heralds a coming show of support from organized labor, according to union representatives and experts. The Professional Engineers in California Government, which represents about 11,000 state engineers, recently contributed $250,000 to the main campaign committee supporting Newsom. Last week, the Secretary of State's Office announced the recall campaign had submitted enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot, a milestone that is expected to usher in more money from Democratic-lea...