Labor & Economic News Blog
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Putting Wisconsin's Union Battle In Historical ContextPutting Wisconsin's Union Battle In Historical Context
Republicans in state legislatures of Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio are trying to cut collective bargaining rights for workers in the public sector.
Anger brews over government workersAnger brews over government workers
When Erin McFarlane looks at public workers, she sees lucrative pension benefits she doesn't ever expect to get. And it makes her mad. "I don't think that a federal employee or government employee is worth any more than anybody else who does their job...