Are public employee unions bankrupting the nation?

Nov 25, 2009

In his new book “Plunder,” Sacramento based investigative journalist Steven Greenhut argues that public workers earn more than other Americans and receive vastly superior benefits. Greenhut claims that outsized retirement pensions and benefits packages place a huge burden on state and federal treasuries, resulting in higher taxes and massive debt. Steven Greenhut goes toe-to-toe on public employee unions with Nick Barardino, general manager of the Orange County Employees Association.

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