Did You Know...

   

Another union pay chart of the day

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  April 19, 2011 10:06 AM

Last week, blogger Jason Hart charted the pay of Ohio teachers’ union bosses versus the rest of the state workforce.

Jason is back with a new union pay chart of the day comparing the salaries of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) employees versus private-sector workers and other government workers.

Notice anything?

Jason asks and adds: “If Ohio’s public union members hang by a thread, why do union bosses take so much for themselves? If overpaid private industry entrepreneurs and investors are the root of Ohio’s fiscal troubles, why shouldn’t Ohio taxpayers be concerned about six-figure union salaries?…For organizations solely dedicated to their members’ well-being, Ohio’s AFSCME affiliates throw money at most every leftist cause in the state. Council 8, Local 11, and Local 4 have given more than $4.5 million to Ohio Democrats since 2001. Progressive think-tanks are frequent recipients of member dues, too – in the past five years, $124,000 went to Policy Matters Ohio and $10,000 to Progress Ohio. No one should be convinced by AFSCME’s claim to the moral high ground; least of all the public employees who keep their racket in the black.”

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Politics,Unions

Just plane hypocritical: Hillary Clinton proves she’s ready to be Obama’s climate change successor

July 27, 2015 09:02 PM by Doug Powers

hillary1

Saving the environment, one private jet ride at a time

Hey AP, you spelled ‘Democrats’ wrong in this story about foundering O-care state exchanges

July 27, 2015 07:54 PM by Doug Powers

trainwreck

Blaming “taxpayers” for the epic fail

Hillary announces vision for America: Make EVERY home a Solyndra home

July 26, 2015 10:15 PM by Doug Powers

obamahillary

Continuing, and increasing, the cronyism legacy

Getting tough: John Kerry tells coveted deal partner Iran that ‘death to America’ chants are ‘pretty stupid’

July 24, 2015 10:13 PM by Doug Powers

johnkerrynasa

James Taylor warming up in the bullpen


Categories: Barack Obama, Iran, John Kerry, Politics

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook