“Ten to one of our members are telling us not to give up severance pay,” Mr. Corbett said. “We’re not going to give it up for nothing. Many of our members would go to the wall for this. It’s a very contentious issue.”
Public unions should be outlawed and public sector pay and benefits should be brought in line with the private sector. The first item to be eliminated is severance pay.
We are broke and these gold plated entitlements will come back to haunt us someday.