Jessica Klement, government affairs director for the Federal Managers Association, says the federal workforce is highly paid because the government employs skilled people such as scientists, physicians and lawyers. She says federal employees make 26% less than private workers for comparable jobs.
1. Federal Managers Association = Union.
The Federal Managers Association is the oldest, largest, most influential professional association representing the interests of the nearly 200,000 managers, supervisors, and executives serving in today's Federal government. Since 1913, FMA has been a passionate advocate for excellence in Federal public service through effective management, as well as a forceful champion of its members' legislative agenda.2. Federal employees make 26% less ...
Either they are stupid, or Ms. Klement is lying. Count the lifetime payout, not just annual salary; and note too the absence of risk of layoff. Once in, "permanent," there are no federal downturns. There is NOPLACE in private employment with that perk.
They could be “Riffed” but are impossible to fire.