Researcher Says Government Workers Underpaid
Are government workers underpaid? Bob Bruno says his research shows in many cases, they are. He authored a study that found when comparing comparable jobs in the public and private sector, those who work for government, including teachers, get the short shrift. Bruno is a professor of Labor and Employment Relations at the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois.
He told WUIS' Sean Crawford the purpose of the study and how he went about the comparisons: