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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - National Institute For Labor Relations Research
In the wake of a Verizon strike that saw clashes between union protesters and company employees, it's worth asking a simple question: Why do union toughs have a federal "Get Out of Jail Free" card?
There's no doubt that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his proposals have initiated a long-overdue dialogue about state budget crises and the role public-sector unions play. The upheaval in Wisconsin appears to be the beginning of a domino effect for about a half-dozen states looking to rein in spending and give public school teachers a greater choice about whether or not to join a union.