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 click here to Log in

Remember me?
Forgot Password?
or register. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

Are you taking a Gap Year?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 10 comments | 2,273 views

Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 1,270 views

Magical Bridge Playground
By Cheryl Bac | 6 comments | 842 views

Follow-up to a Love Script
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 745 views

Camping Comfortably
By Sally Torbey | 6 comments | 509 views