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Jane Blume April 19, 2012 15:43

YUM! Brands is the latest Fortune 500 corporation to announce it is cutting ties with the radical, right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

YUM! Brands is the owner of (KFC), Taco Bell and Pizza Hut fast food restaurants.

YUM! Brands reportedly co-chaired ALEC’s Labor and Business Regulation subcommittee, which fought to repeal laws guaranteeing paid sick leave to workers.

Here’s a list of influential ALEC supporters who have left the organization over the past two weeks.


McDonald’s
Wendy’s
Mars Inc.
Coca-Cola
Pepsi Co.
Kraft Foods
Intuit
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Reed Elsevier (owner of Lexis Nexus)
America Traffic Solutions
Arizona Public Service
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


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