Skip to comments.Opinion: Federal employees spent 3.4 million hours working for their unions
Posted on 10/07/2014 8:28:48 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Most Americans think federal employees are working for the public.
But a new report issued by the Office of Personnel Management on Monday shows that in fiscal 2012, 1.2 million federal workers spent 3.4 million hours reporting to their government unions. Paradoxically, time spent not working for the taxpayer is called official time.
OPM reports that official time costs taxpayers $157 million in salary and benefits, up from $129 million in 2009 and $102 million in 2006.
Taxpayers are subsidizing unions such as the American Federation of Government Employees, the National Treasury Employees Union and the National Federation of Federal Employees. Over 80 unions represent federal employees in agencies ranging from the Department of Defense to the Federal Trade Commission.
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Now, bill the unions.
And 103.4 million hours harassing decent,respectable,law abiding citizens.
“And 103.4 million hours harassing decent,respectable,law abiding citizens.”
You do have a rather positive image of government “workers”. The number has to be a lot higher.
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