Government Employee Pensions/Pay

Top 100 Teacher Salaries 2009

Top 100 Teacher Salaries 2009

By Bill Zettler

Prepared By Bill Zettler Bill Zettler is a free-lance writer and consultant specializing in public sector compensation. He can be contacted at this email address. Click here to read more by Mr. Zettler.  

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The coming crash for state pensioners

By John Biver

Economic reality will sooner or later be forced upon Illinois state pensioners. I’ve been reading articles about the public employee pension crisis for well over a decade, and now that the rest of the economy has tanked, the issue is finally getting serious attention.

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Tom Cross and the public sector employee unions work against limited government

By John Biver

Back in August 2007 I noted this sentence from a news report:

“The crowd of more than 10,000 union members at steamy Soldier Field cheered [Barack] Obama.”

At the time I wondered how our Illinois GOP party and legislative leadership were going to counter that union power. Of course we found out in November 2008 that our “leaders” had no plan. Obama and the state level Democrats swept on election day as expected.

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Illinois Top 100 State Pensions for 2009

Illinois Top 100 State Pensions for 2009

By Bill Zettler

Unsustainable: 3,597 Illinois “Public Servants” Receive $100,000 Plus. Pensions In 2009 Up 12% From 2008. Three “Servants” Pull Down $1,000 Per Day. Six Amazing Facts About Illinois State Pensions: 1. Almost All of These…

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