Electricians Union Uses Phillies Games To Seek Green Jobs

Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is using the Philadelphia Phillies National League Divisional Series to promote gogreen98.com, a new campaign to push environmentally-friendly business. Local 98 business manager John Dougherty appears in television commercials, wearing a Phillies hat and jacket, standing on the team's home field surrounded by an empty stadium.

"Our union hits home runs every day in the solar industry," Dougherty says while tossing up a baseball and whacking it with a bat.  You can see the commercial here.  PhillyClout thinks the campaign is an interesting idea but Dougherty's home run in the commercial looks more like a pop-up to second base.

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