Aug
13
2010

USA Today Complains Workers Aren't Being Paid According to Their Needs

USA Today's lead story on August 10 was about the pay of public workers, a subject reporter Dennis Cauchon has complained about before. "Federal Workers Earning Double Their Private Counterparts," the headline read, over a lead that reported that "federal employees' average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers earn." Well, that certainly sounds unfair–some workers earning twice as much as their counterparts just because they work for the federal government! It's hard not to agree with the source USA Today brings on from the right-wing libertarian Cato Institute, who says, "Can't we now all agree […]