In situations where union membership is required to hold a job, bad
idea in the first place, but where such conditions exist unions should
not be able to take part of a workers forced union dues and spend it to
support politicians or political organizations with which the worker may
In the report below, Wisconsin union workers are exposed as taking
advantage of the tax payers of Wisconsin . The state is broke, the
voters have spoken, they elected a governor and legislature that
campaigned on the promise to stand up to the unions, treat them fairly,
but get the spending under control.
See list of union state workers’ salaries below. I was surprised / how about you?
2010 Teacher Actual Wages – Govt wages exposed. This is the official excel DPI Database
of teachers wages by school district. Look up your own district !!!
The current budget repair bill would have them paying about 5.8% towards
their own retirement….right now, we the taxpayer, pays 100% of their
generous retirement, and most of us pay 100% of our own retirement too.
AVERAGE WAGE AND BENEFITS (remember this is for about 9 months of work)
Hartland Arrwhd $90,285 (highest teacher was $122,952-lowest was 64,942)
Men Falls $81,099
West Bend $82,153
Kettle Mor $87,676
Arrowhead – Bus Mng – Kopecky – $169,525
Arrowhead – Principal – Wieczorek – $152,519
Grmtwn – Asst Princ – Dave Towers – $123,222
Elmbrk – Burliegh Elemetary – Principal Zahn- $142,315
Madison – Asst Principal – McGrath – $127,835
UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN STAFF (2009) (salary alone):
Michael Knetter – Prof of Bus – $327,828
Carolyn Martin -Chancellor Mad- $437,000
Hector Deluca – Prof of Nutritional Science – $254,877
(Source: Madison.com -as the UW removed salaries from being posted online
in 2007- why if they are so low?)
How about some other “public servant job” ??? What do they make?
Madison Garbage men (2009) (salary only):
* Garbageman, Mr. Nelson earned $159,258 in 2009, including $109,892 in
overtime and other pay.
* Garbageman, Greg Tatman, who earned $125,598
* 7 Madison garbage men made over $100,000
* 30 Madison garbage men made over $70,000
MILWAUKEE CITY BUS DRIVERS (salary only):
136 Drivers made more than $70,000
54 Drivers made more than $80,000
18 Drivers made more than $90,000
8 Drivers made more than $100,000
Top Driver made $117,000
(The average private bus driver makes $9-13 an hour (about 20,000 yr) with no pension, or healthcare.)
AND WE ARE SUPPOSED TO CONTINUE PAYING 100% OF THEIR GENEROUS RETIREMENT
THEY HAVE SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS AS THEY DON’T WANT TO PAY 5.8% OF IT THEMSELVES ….REALLY?….