From the SE TexasRecord:

To see what happens when public-employee unions grab too much power, look to California, where, as author Steven Greenhut reports, government employees are grossly over-paid relative to their private-sector counterparts, retirement benefits for civil servants are piratical, overtime is paid in excess of employees’ already-inflated annual salaries, and even low-level positions such as life guards can get paid more than six figures. In California, public employee unions are so strong that legislation they’re backing to deny public access to the details of labor negotiations until they are completed is advancing in the state legislature. Public-employee unions are one of the biggest donors to political campaigns, ensuring their continued dominance.

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