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Mandatory Public-Safety Collective Bargaining Could be Made Less Onerous

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Publication Date: May 2008

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James Sherk

Series: WebMemo

Topic: Labor (Unions)
Social conditions (Safety and security)

Keywords: Labor; Local Control; Strikes; merit pay

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Many Members of Congress want to require state and local governments to bargain collectively with police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel. Congress should not deny state and local governments the choice of whether and how to bargain collectively with public-safety employees.