"We Should Not Rush to the Bottom"

Note: This story is cross-posted from the AFSCME Greenline Blog:

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders recently appeared on National Public Radio’s “Tell Me More” program to talk about the threats to public service employees and how our union is fighting back in this difficult climate.

“This should not be a country that's rushing to the bottom, paying substandard wages or getting rid of folks' benefits who have worked a lifetime to receive pensions and now their pensions are under attack,” Saunders told host Michel Martin. “We should figure out ways to grow the middle class, to support working families across the country rather than rushing to the bottom.”

Listen to the full broadcast here.