Saturday, February 12, 2011

Economic Policy Institute Releases Report on Public Employee Compensation in Wisconsin

On February 11, 2011, the Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute released a briefing paper entitled, "Are Wisconsin Public Employees Over-Compensated?" The short answer: No. The report conclusion states, "Controlling for education, experience, hours of work, organizational size, gender, race, ethnicity, citizenship, and disability, both state and local public employees earn lower wages and receive less in compensation (including all benefits) than comparable private sector employees.

The report is one of a series of reports examining wages and total compensation for public employees.

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