Post Tagged with: "public sector pay"

December 1, 2010 08:54

Federal Employees And Members Of Congress Are Getting Rich While Those Of Us Who Pay Their Salaries Suffer

12 Facts That Will Blow Your Mind – Most Americans have no idea just how obscenely wealthy many members of Congress are, and most Americans are totally clueless about how cushy some of these U.S. government jobs are.

September 16, 2010 05:06

The Privileged Public Sector

Over the last decade, the average federal salary has risen 33 percent faster than the inflation rate. When total compensation is measured—salary plus benefits like health insurance and pension guarantees—government workers have seen an increase of more than 36 percent, adjusted for inflation. Over the same period, private workers got an 8.8 percent increase.

August 17, 2010 06:24

Cut Spending Without Cutting Services? Start Here

You can start cutting government spending without cutting anyone’s services or subsidies or monthly checks. Just bring the pay of federal workers into line with pay in the private sector.