Collective Bargaining Conundrum Reaches Juneau

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau

Threats to public employee collective bargaining rights have reached Alaska.

Palmer Republican State Representative Carl Gatto has introduced a bill mimicking controversial measures in Wisconsin and other states. Gatto says he wants to ensure fiscal certainty for future generations of Alaskans. But Governor Sean Parnell and Gatto’s fellow lawmakers say it’s unnecessary.

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