As a portion of the labor force, federal employment has fallen by half, from 3.7 percent to 1.8 percent.
This article is a veritable dart board. Remember when the main benefit of federal employment was "the benefits," and they were "sacrificing income?" Look again.
posted on 11/11/2012 8:29:11 AM PST
What those number really tell us is the government got in the business of contracting out it’s labor force. The ratio of people paid by the government verses the private sector is meaningless without looking at the dollars spent.
posted on 11/11/2012 8:40:36 AM PST
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