The Problem With Public Service Unions

20 Nov

Among others, is they don’t understand basic financial principles.

“Federal and postal employees and their families are hardworking, middle-class Americans who are struggling during these tough times just like other Americans,” the group wrote. “No other group has been asked to financially contribute the way they have, and it is time our nation’s leaders found other ways to reduce the deficit than continually taking from those who have dedicated their lives to public service.”

According to the coalition, federal employees have funded $60 billion in budget savings in 2011 and 2012 as a result of their ongoing pay freeze and an additional $28 billion in savings will be derived from the freeze extension through March 2013.

When you don’t spend money you don’t have – it is not saving….

But thanks for your “sacrifice”…

 

Nationaljournal.com

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