The PJ Tatler

Walker: The impact of collective bargaining

Wisconsin’s governor is stepping up the message side of the battle over government unions and their collective bargaining privileges. Some of the items on the list are nothing short of shocking.

A Year’s Worth of Pay for 30 Days of Work

Teachers Receiving Two Pensions

For those of us who have private sector jobs requiring that we’re reachable 24/7, this next one leaves a personal sting.

6,000 Extra for Carrying a Pager

Some state employees, due to the nature of their positions, are required to carry pagers during off-duty hours in order to respond to emergency situations.  Due to the collective bargaining agreements, these employees are compensated an extra five hours of pay each week, whether they are paged or not.

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