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Public/Private Sector Compensation Bakeoff (NYT ‘Dunno’ Edition)

More grist for the salary mill, via Saturday’s New York Times: In Battle Over State Payrolls, Data Show a Mixed Picture The janitors who buff floors and empty wastebaskets for the State of California earn a median wage of a little … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Statistics (WSJ Public Sector Compensation Edition)

The Wall Street Journal weighs in on the public/private sector compensation rumpus: The Public Worker Gravy Train Many government employees are paid up to 30% more than those in the private sector. Leaders across the country are proposing restrictions on … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Statistics (Public Sector Compensation Edition)

Very passionate op-ed in Wednesday’s Boston Globe by local labor union exec Mark Erlich about the public-sector-union dustup kick started in Wisconsin: Wisconsin is only the most dramatic site of a broader strategy of absolving Wall Street and scapegoating public … Continue reading

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