Closing Union Cash-Flow Has National Implications
Written By: Scott St. Clair | Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2011
Less than two months after Gov. Scott Walker closed the payroll dues deduction pipeline, state employee unions face some ugly financial realities after all sides in Wisconsin's state Senate recall elections spent a total of $40 million.
It may be the last hurrah for government-employee unions in Wisconsin as they raid their piggy banks and slash overhead - including wholesale firing of staff - because budget-repair bill labor reforms let government workers decide whether to pay dues.
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