public sector

MA Supreme Court Weighs Public Sector Union Compulsory Fees

In an amicus curiae brief filed by the Boston-based Pioneer Institute’s public interest law arm, PioneerLegal argued the First Amendment “precludes coercing non-union public employees into financially supporting speech preferred by unions.”

medicare FILE - In this July 12, 2008 file photo, a gavel rests on the table of a model court room at Mexico's National Institute of Penal Sciences in Mexico City. The model courtroom has been used by students to prepare for the new legal system that will replace its …

Average Orange County Firefighter Makes $236,155

According to the California State Controller’s most recent data on the California Government Compensation website, the cost of employing a full-time Orange County firefighter in 2014 was $236,155.

Orange County Fire Department (Mesa0789 / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

L.A. Lifeguards Get 10% Raise, Retirees Get 0%

Los Angeles County Beach Lifeguards and other public employees will receive the equivalent of a 10 percent pay raise over the next two years, while retirees on Social Security will receive zero increases.

Santa Monica lifeguard tower (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)