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Government Workers of the World Unite!

Public-sector unions or government workers across the world have enjoyed a cushy deal for the past few decades. However, since the onset of the global debt crisis, the tables may be turning. Governments across the world (and particularly in the first world countries such as America, Canada and the United Kingdom) are being pressured to cut back on public spending – including public sector pay. The union’s response? Proclaiming war on cost-cutting governments. Unfortunately for these public-sector unions, experts predict that public-sector unions will find it hard to come out on top this time…

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