Local Government Leaders Say Most Employees are Not Overpaid, Though Some Benefits May Be Too Generous
Michigan Public Policy Survey, February 2011
14 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2013
Date Written: February 1, 2011
This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ current employee compensation levels (pay and benefits), as well as retiree pension and benefit obligations. It is intended to inform policy discussions in Lansing as well as in local communities statewide, as debate intensifies on restructuring public sector employee compensation in Michigan. Findings in the report are based on statewide surveys in the Spring 2010 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).
Keywords: public employee compensation, local government
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