It’s All About the Benefits, Baby!

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The Wall Street Journal

Feb 25, 1:00 AM

Oh, To Be a Teacher in Wisconsin

The showdown in Wisconsin over fringe benefits for public employees boils down to one number: 74.2. That's how many cents the public pays Milwaukee public-school teachers and other employees for retirement and health benefits for every dollar they receive in salary. The corresponding rate for employees of private firms is 24.3 cents.

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