The following is a column by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman that originally appeared in the New York Times on August 8. Although it certainly has overtones here in New Jersey, it shows the battles we are fighting in New Jersey are part of a national fight. To view the article at the NYT website, click here.
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty called a roundtable discussion in Trenton last Thursday to discuss a bil, S2206, that would allow management to unilaterally furlough public workers for nearly any reason. CWA was there, making the case that all furloughs must be bargained.