Things to Remember–Why Public Employee Unions Are Bad

This is from Joel Gehrke in an article for the Washington Examiner titled, Public Sector Unions Are Very Different From Private Sector Unions.

This short excerpt describes the problem in very clear simple terms:

A conflict of interest would be as follows: First, government union elects politician by funding their campaign and organizing a massive get-out-the-vote drive; second, politician supports employee pay increases, generous pensions and condition of employment; third, union takes dues (read: taxpayer money) and starts the cycle all over again for selected politician.

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