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Bureaucrats and Politicians Conspire to Rip Off Taxpayers

pat1174 Wrote: May 05, 2013 12:51 PM
So is the turnover in these jobs high?No, these are the worst doctors, lawyers and PhD researchers working in government. Cut all their pay by 10% and see how many leave. Then do it again. Keep doing it until the turnover is at an acceptable level.

I can say with great confidence that government bureaucrats are overpaid compared to people in the productive sector of the economy.

Why am I sure that this is true, particularly when the so-called Federal Salary Council claims bureaucrats are underpaid?

For the simple reason that the “job opening and labor turnover” data from the Department of Labor is the best way to measure whether a group of workers is...