Statements about Unions

Says administrator salaries were increased, "but other school employees were left behind."  

Says TriMet spends "$10.3 million in police contracts" a year for 56 transit police who must respond to non-transit calls

Says "Did you know that if you accepted the District's proposal today you would have NO pay increase for 4 years? Seven years of frozen wages = Disrespect."

Says "PPS employees have paid their own PERS contributions for many years."

Says, "The Democrats' proposed budget is also balanced by using more in new tax revenue than in total PERS reform or savings."

"Did you know Wisconsin's AFSCME union has lost 50%+ of its members since no longer requiring membership?"

Says "my advocacy questioning contracting out in Parks … delayed and altered the renewal of the Brooks contract, and reduced the number of contracted employees in Parks from over 100 to fewer than 40."

Says more than 8,000 people have supported her campaign as volunteers, donors and advisors and endorsers.

"We have 395 inmates pushed into triple-bunked cells intended for two inmates and bunked in classrooms and areas supposed to be designated for inmate labor."

Says Oregon state employees received a "catch-up" pay raise in 1981 -- just two years after they agreed not to take a raise in exchange for a retirement benefit.

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