Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Wisconsin Budget Project: 5 things you might not know about public employees in Wisconsin

1.  Compared to other states, Wisconsin has a lean public sector.

2.  Relative to our population, the number of public employees in Wisconsin has declined over the last decade.

3. Public sector workers in WI earn less than their private sector counterparts, benefits included.

4. There are nearly three times as many local government employees in Wisconsin than there are state employees.

5. More than half of state and local government workers in Wisconsin work in education

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