Town Square

Post a New Topic

Sliding scale?

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis, Midtown, on Jun 20, 2011

How about indexing civil service salaries to tax revenue? Revenues up, salaries up; revenues down, salaries down. This would be a non-political issue, since all politicians are interested in increasing revenue, and would cushion the blow to civil servants by eliminating the layoff as a solution to a revenue problem. Salaries would be designated as a percent of collections, an eminently fair index. Workers could still bargain for their slice of the pie, but not for more pie.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


To post your comment, please login or register at the top of the page. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

Will self-driving cars hurt Cozy Coupe sales?
By Sally Torbey | 11 comments | 10,006 views

The "You're despicable" style of politics
By Douglas Moran | 38 comments | 3,938 views

Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,431 views

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,123 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transaportation
By Steve Levy | 17 comments | 1,070 views

 

Hangin' with the best

The results are in. See who Palo Alto Weekly readers have selected what they feel are the top spots and service providers in the Palo Alto area across 83 categories.

See the Winners