Protests in Wisconsin | Retirement benefits in the crosshairs

Wisconsin Workers vs. Governor Walker

The Union Protests in Wisconsin have had me perplexed for a while, but I am starting to put it all in perspective. Governor Walker maintains the position that he just wants State workers to contribute to their pensions like private sector employees. Union members claim he is trying to take away their ability to bargain collectively. Unless Governor Walker intends to completely revamp that Wisconsin State Pension system his claim makes no sense. The government is going to pay 100% of pension costs either way because it is a defined…

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