Rebuild the Public Sector

The public sector has traditionally offered hundreds of thousands of Californians secure union jobs with good wages, benefits and pensions. Public employees are critical to the services that we use every day and their responsibilities to the public have increased over timeAttacks on public sector unions not only threaten the Labor Movement, but they undermine the quality of public services

We call for an end to politically-motivated, corporate-funded attacks on public employees’ jobs, wages, pensions and unions. A strong economy depends on a vibrant public sector with fair wages, adequate benefits and retirement security. We oppose attempts by local government to dismantle the public sector through initiatives, outsourcing and charter city conversions. The quality of our public services and well-being of our society depend on having enough well-trained public employees to provide the services we need.

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