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Speak Out: New challenge for public employee unions

Speak Out: New challenge for public employee unions

For the first time in decades, the public employee unions in Illinois are sitting across the negotiating table from someone not bought and paid for and there just to rubber-stamp there demands. The unions for years have thought extortion of the taxpayers was their right by keeping the leadership in Springfield in power. I've read recently that many public employees believe they are underpaid. May I suggest that they do what those in the private sector do when they feel underpaid — look for greener pastures. These employees are in the greener pastures, they simply don't realize it. Taxpayers can't afford your demands any longer. Tom from Mokena Politics is different...

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