The Chicago Tribune reports Democrat Illinois governor Pat Quinn is urging the Illinois state Senate to follow the House in stripping collective bargaining privileges for certain “management” positions in state government, including attorneys, legislative liasons and deputy chiefs of staff for state agencies to save money and create a (false) sense of management separate from the unionista process.
Predictably, the unionistas are squealing, even though if the bill passed, 92 percent of state employees would still remain unionized. Apparently, they like the idea of potentially having only 760 of Illinois’ 45,000 public employees be non-union.
I’m torn betwee the politicians on the far side of the toll booths having a moment of clarity and them continuing to be wholly-owned subsidiaries of Duh Union. The Tribune noted the Senate wasn’t likely to follow the House’s lead, so the exodus out of the Land of Hype and Change will continue.