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Ever Heard the One About the Dead People Collecting Pensions in Illinois?
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Those deceased pensioners were once state employees. And for the still-living and still-employed state employees, handling payments for medical care could be about to get a whole lot more complicated.
Public Employees Rush To Retire
Why Maine's Governor LePage Can't Erase History, and Why We Need a Fighter in the White House
Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of Califor...
Maine Governor Paul LePage has ordered state workers to remove from the state labor department a 36-foot mural depicting the state's labor history because it doesn't agree with his "pro-business goals."
State Workers Are Retiring In Droves
State Workers Getting Slammed in Maine
Civil rights lawyer; former state senator, writer
It's all a bunch of garbage, but the anti-government mantra has convinced lots of people that it wasn't the fat cats on Wall Street who screwed us, it was those lazy state workers!
Facing Huge Cuts, State Workers Say: 'Don't Blame Us'
Paying for the Crimes of Others
Rev. Al Sharpton
President, National Action Network
As states and municipalities across the nation face devastating budget shortfalls, the labor unions and workers that provide necessary services for us all are once again under attack.
The F Word: Setting the Story Straight on Snow "Slowdown"
It's worth noting: the story of a union-staged work slowdown after New York's first major snowstorm of the year has been debunked pretty thoroughly by now.
Will California Become America's First Failed State?
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