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Indiana's governor Mitch Daniels saying voters are increasingly realizing that public employee unions are devouring taxpayer dollars -- -- generous benefits.
What he calls more -- job protections.
And what many see -- just that an extravagant conflict of interest.
From the government officials who.
Then negotiate contracts with those public sector workers.
-- certainly enjoy significantly better benefits than those in the private sector here's an example.
Let's cover her 84%.
84% of state and local government workers.
Have access to pension -- 84%.
Now those are public sector workers.
That compares to about.
Who -- 401K.
And these are.
-- -- Rest and a good portion of the problems are revealing.
Because government work earn an average.
Of fourteen dollars 31 cents 1430 -- In benefits per hour 68%.
More then the eight dollars.
The eight dollars and -- -- three cents an hour in benefits.
This is just extraordinary.
In the private sector.
It's no wonder that public employee unions are falling out of favor with the American public.
According to Gallup 72%.
Approved of the unions beckoning in 36.
Think of that -- -- 2%.
Back in 1936.
I mean it's.
It's incredible to think about.
That popularity we have -- -- -- approaching it.
And the fact is 60%.
Approved in 2000 -- Where are we now.
Down to 52%.
Along with falling approval of course comes falling union membership about a quarter of Americans were in unions back in the 1960s about a quarter.
Now 12% of workers across the country and all industries across all sectors.
-- -- -- 12%.
The disparity is -- between government and private sector workers without taxpayer support.
I repeat without taxpayer support.
Unions would all but vanish in this country.
Think about that I think it's it's and it's -- powerful powerful number.
Because right now 37%.
Of all public employees.
Working in this country all government workers in this country.
That I just missed -- -- -- attractive you've.
In the private sector.
The fallout of these -- These figures as a loss of political power per year we sought in Wisconsin back last week and we Southern California.
In San Jose California in San Diego.
-- -- of the measures.
Approved stripped public employees of pension benefits.
But you can expect to see a lot more in coming elections as what appears to be an era of rationality is descending.
On the voting public.
I know that's going to upset support from public employee unions.
But remember this.
In the most recent fox poll.
Of union members survey.
Supported govern Iraq.
That speaking volumes as well.