Public Unions Costing Local Governments Millions

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A Research Bureau forum on Tuesday asked whether municipalities can afford public employee contracts, as public sector unions have overtaken their private sector counterparts in recent years as the majority in the American labor movement.

“The recession and its aftermath have laid bare fiscal distress facing cities and states across the nation,” said Roberta Schaefer, president of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau.

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