The Backlash Against Public Employees

While it’s not yet accurate to say that unionized public employees are more disliked than members of Congress or trial lawyers, it is true that they have fallen further and faster than even those miscreants over the past decade. With many states on the brink of bankruptcy and government workers making up to twice as much in total compensation as their private-sector peers, there is a rapidly-growing movement that seeks to correct these perceived injustices. What will this mean for politicians, government employees, government contractors, and taxpayers? What are the political, economic, and social implications? We’ll provide the answers you need.

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