Union: Boycott Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin
That is, if you can afford to vacation at all
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 21, 2011 2:11 PM CDT
Federal employees demonstrate outside the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building on April 7 in Chicago.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – A Chicago-based federal employees union is urging its members to put off their vacations, stop going out to dinner, and otherwise tighten their belts in the face of a two-year pay freeze and Washington’s general newfound zeal for spending cuts. And it’s adding that if they are going to vacation, they really ought to avoid states that have moved against organized labor—like Ohio, Wisconsin, and Florida, Politico reports. “The union anticipates more budget battles to come, and even more draconian budget cuts to occur.” said the president of the EPA union.

 

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