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California Miracle



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Transit union workers are threatening to strike in the San Francisco Bay Area — and even a majority of Democrats disagree with the strike. The union employees — who average about $82,000 a year currently, when overtime is included, at their blue-collar-type gigs — don’t want to contribute anything to their pension plan, and they want a 15 percent pay raise in the next three years. But local residents are fed-up, with one poll showing that 69 percent of Californians in the area don’t think the employees are currently undercompensated. Read more in my piece here



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