Expert: Walker’s Plan Hits Low-Wage Public Workers Hardest

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed to solve Wisconsin’s budget crisis not just by reducing pay and benefits for state employees but also by repealing collective bargaining rights for nearly all public employees at the state and local levels. That is a radical departure from the state’s history of peaceful labor relations and rests on the misconception that collective bargaining has enriched public employees at the expense of workers in the private sector.

Via Public employees: Low-wage workers would be the hardest hit – JSOnline.

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