Race To The Bottom

In the wake of VSEA’s recent attempt to pass legislation to reduce the State of Vermont’s dependence on private, for-profit, often out-of-state contractors, VSEA is sharing this new study “Race to the Bottom” by the group In The Public Interest with members. The study begins:

“A growing body of evidence and industry wage data suggest an alarming trend: outsourcing public services sets off a downward spiral in which reduced worker wages and benefits can hurt the local economy and overall stability of middle and working class communities.”

Click here to read the full article.