This past Wednesday, something unexpected happened on the way to a crippling strike at London’s Heathrow airport. The wait times got shorter.
Tagged: public employees
The civil unrest earlier this year in Greece, the protracted fight over public employee unions earlier this year in Wisconsin and now a crippling strike in London during the holiday season all serve to illustrate a very important truth. Once the government starts handing out goodies, it’s hard to stop.
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker took office just last month and is faced with a $3.6 billion deficit that must be addressed by one means or another. Asking state employees to pay a portion of their health and pension costs is reasonable. Or so you would think.